Dolly Stars In Film, Shania Gets First No. 1 – Today In Country History
The Music and Memories of July 22
2006- Brad Paisley’s ‘The World’ tops the Billboard Country charts.
1995- Shania Twain collects her first No. 1 single with ‘Any Man Of Mine.’
1992- Earl Scruggs and Minnie Pearl receive National Medals of Arts from president George Bush at the White House.
1989- George Strait racks up another No. 1 with ‘What’s Going On In Your World?’
1982- Dolly Parton’s “The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas,” co-starring Burt Reynolds, makes its Nashville premiere. The movie includes her re-make of her own ‘I Will Always Love You.’ The song was originally No. 1 in 1974, the new production of the single also tops the charts in July of 1982. The soundtrack also includes‘Hard Candy Christmas.’
1961- After a June car accident, Patsy Cline comes on stage at the Grand Ole Opry in a wheelchair to assure fans she’ll return to performing soon. During her recovery she spends time in the recording studio, cutting the song ‘Crazy’ on crutches.