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Moon's Day In The Country

Glen Campbell and Tanya Tucker
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Moon and WBKR’s Day in the Country — July 14, 2011 — Glen Campbell, Tanya Tucker, Garth Brooks

Glen Campbell and Tanya Tucker had a short-term romance and a long- term breakup in the early 80's. In June, 1980, People Magazine wrote:
Glen Campbell's Third Marriage Is on the Rocks, but Young Tanya Tucker Cushions the Fall

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Reba and Martina
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Moon and WBKR’s Day in the Country — July 13 — Jerrod Nieman, Brad Paisley, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire [Video]

It was this time last year when Jerrod Niemann's debut album, "Judge Jerrod & The Hung Jury" was released.  "Lover, Lover" was the first big hit.  And, the latest, "One More Drinkin' Song" is climbing up the charts now.




 

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Vince Gill
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Moon and WBKR’s Day in the Country — July 12 –Vince Gill, Willie Nelson [Video]

It was on this date in 2007 that Vince Gill joined up with the Fruit of the Loom clothing company to do commercials for the firm.  They performed "Daddy Was the apple of My Eye". Wanna see it? Not the commercial, just Vince and the "Fruits" singing the song. Look.

Willie Nelson stirred up some controversy in 2005 when he released a reggae album.

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Moon and WBKR’s Day in the Country — July 11, 2011 — Earl Thomas Conley [Video]

It was 1981 and Earl Thomas Conley  was enjoying the first of is eighteen #1 Billboard chart toppers. The tune, "Fire & Smoke"  In the 90's Earl's career tapered somewhat mainly due to some vocal

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Carrie and Mike Fisher
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A Day in the Country — Wedding Day for Carrie Underwood [Video]

It was one year ago today Carrie Underwood and hockey player Mike Fisher marry. Among the guests were Garth Brooks, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Simon Cowell and Paula Abdul. You can revisit the special moments ina  video posted at Yo

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Moon and WBKR’s Day in the Country — July 9th

On this day in 2001, the Country Music Association inducted 12 new members, probably the most at one time.  In alphabetical order they were:

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Marty Stuart and Connie Smith
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A Day in the Country — July 8, 2011 — Marty Stuart, Connie Smith, Lee Ann Womack [Video]

Marty Stuart loves Connie Smith and has for years. Even from when he was a little boy. He was a young lad in his early teens when he saw Connie in concert in Philadelphia, Mississippi, and told his mom he was going to marry her. A lot of boys have dreams like that abou

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A Day in the Country July 7, 2011 — Kris Kriftofferson, Johnny Cash, June Carter [Video]

Kris Kristofferson, who we referenced in Country Stars Birthdays on June 22 celebrates a milestone today. He had the #1 song in Country Music in 1973, WHY ME, LORD? Future wife Rita Coolidge and aspiring singer Larry Gatlin provided backup vocals. Some say the song was Kris's way of protesting the decadence of the 60s and 70s, of which he was a participant.

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Moon and WBKR’s Day in the Country – July 6, 2011 – Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum and More

It’s the 2nd wedding anniversary of Lady Antebellum’s lead singer Charles Kelley. He and Cassie McConnell got hitched on July 6, 2009 in the Bahamas. They met through a publicity firm she worked for in Nashville

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Moon and WBKR’s Day In The Country — July 5, 2011 [Video]

Let's take a look at some of the events that took place on this date, July 5, in Country music.

1989. Presley Tucker is born. She's the daughter of Country singer Tanya Tucker.  When Presley was a mere baby, Tanya appeared on a Radi

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