The Music and Memories of May 4

2010- Random House publishes "Like Me: Confessions Of A Heartland Country Singer," the biography of Chely Wright.  In the book, Chely "comes out" as the first openly gay Country Music artist.  In the process she reveals her romantic relationship with Brad Paisley and a conflict with John Rich, who dissaproved of her lifestyle.

1996- Shania Twain is at No. 1 with 'You Win My Love.'

1993- Garth Brooks' album "No Fences" becomes the first Country album certified for shipments of 10 millions copies.  This makes the project eligible for a Diamond Award certification from the Recording Industry Association of America.

Birthdays

Randy Travis, 1959.  Randy hits the charts with 1985's 'On The Other Hand' and becomes one of the biggest Country Music stars of the late '80s.  Randy dominates award shows, record sales and radio airplay with hits like 'Forever and Ever, Amen' and 'I Told You So.'