Real Country History…

June 24
  • 1964 - Connie Smith signs with RCA Records


  • 1978 - The Oak Ridge Boys claim their first #1 country single with "I'll Be True To You"


  • 1982 - John Anderson holds the last recording session in Nashville's historic Columbia Studio B, recording Lefty Frizzell's "The Long Black Veil"


  • 1995 - Tracy Lawrence blows into #1 on the Billboard country singles chart with "Texas Tornado"


  • 2012 - Glen Campbell plays the historic Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles during his final tour, threading the set with "Wichita Lineman" and "Galveston." The date includes a tribute from opening acts Kris Kristofferson, Lucinda Williams and Jackson Browne


  • 1974 - John Denver's "Back Home Again" album was certified Gold.


  • 1989 - Garth Brooks made his Grand Ole Opry debut.


  • 1991 - The "What Do I Do With Me" album by Tanya Tucker was released.