Today In Country History- Dr. Billy Ray, Sheriff McGraw
The Music and Memories of March 11
2001- Billy Ray Cyrus stars as Clint Cassidy in the new weekly television show “Doc” on PAX-TV.
2005- Tim McGraw plays the role of a sheriff in the new movie “Black Cloud,” written and directed by Rick Schroder. Rick would later direct the award winning video for “Whiskey Lullaby,” featuring Allison Krauss and Brad Paisley.
1992- Garth Brooks’ “No Fences” becomes the first country album certified for shipments of 7 million copies. The album features the hits “Unanswered Prayers” and “Friends In Low Places.”
The #1 Hits
2000- Smile- Lonestar
1995- You Can’t Make A Heart Love Somebody- George Strait
1972- My Hang-Up Is You- Freddie Hart
1944- Rosalita- Al Dexter
Jimmy Fortune, 1955. Jimmy replaces Lew Dewitt, after an illness, as the tenor of the Statler Brothers. Jimmy sings lead and writes the hits “Elizabeth,” “My Only Love,” and “More Than A Name On A Wall.” After the Statlers retire, Jimmy pursues a solo career.