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Tim McGraw And Faith Hill Break Record – Today In Country History

The Music and Memories of April 21

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2007- Carrie Underwood appears at No. 1 with ‘Wasted.’

2006- Tim McGraw and Faith Hill kick off their Soul2Soul Tour II.  This is Faith Hill’s first tour in six years and it grosses nearly $89 million over the next five months, making it the top-grossing country tour in history.

1952- Roy Rogers and Dale Evans record their theme song, ‘Happy Trails.’

1949- Roy Rogers has his handprints embedded in concrete in front of Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. His horse, Trigger, also has his hoof prints added.

1947- Hank Williams, Sr. records his first hit record ‘Move It On Over’ and ‘I Saw The Light.’  ‘Move It On Over’ is his first release for MGM records and it peaks at No. 4.  ‘I Saw The Light’ is not a chart hit, but becomes an American Music classic recorded by several artists.


Ira Louvin, 1924.  Ira sings harmonies with his brother Charlie, as The Louvin Brothers.  Together, they hit with ‘When I Stop Dreaming’ and ‘My Baby’s Gone.’  Ira dies in a car crash in 1965 at age 41.  The Louvin Brothers are inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2001.

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