Trio Tops Charts, Haggard Records Classic-Today In Country History
The Music and Memories of May 16
1998- Faith Hill is at No. 1 with ‘This Kiss.’ The song also makes the Top 10 on the pop charts.
1987- The “Trio” of Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt, and Emmylou Harris hit No. 1 with ‘To Know Him Is To Love Him.’ The song is a remake of a pop classic written by Phil Spector and earns the superstar trio a Grammy Award.
1969- Merle Haggard records his classic ‘Workin’ Man Blues’ at the Capitol Records Building in Hollywood. The song is destined for No. 1 and is a tribute to his core group of followers, the American blue collar working man.