Contact Us

Kenny Rogers Selling Streak, Charlie Rich Dies – Today In Country History

The Music and Memories of July 25

Rick Diamond

2000- Thanks to the singles ‘Buy Me A Rose’ and ‘The Greatest,’ Kenny Rogers’ “She Rides Wild Horses” album is certified for shipments of one million copies, giving him at least one platinum album in each of four straight decades.

1995- Charlie Rich dies of an acute blood clot at the age of 62.  Charlie is named the CMA’s Entertainer of the Year in 1974, while riding the success of his 1973 smash hits ‘Behind Closed Doors’ and ‘The Most Beautiful Girl.’

1992- The Garth Brooks single ‘The River’ peaks at No. 1 in Billboard.

1987- Steve Wariner’s ‘The Weekend’ reaches the top of the charts.

1977- Jerry Reed opens the popular tourist attraction, The Nashville Palace, across the street from the Opryland Hotel. His first week’s guests include his daughter, Seidina, and Lorrie Morgan. The venue becomes an important training ground for Randy Travis and several country music hopefuls.

More from WGNA

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wgna.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Today's Country - 107.7 WGNA quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on Today's Country - 107.7 WGNA quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!