October 21 – This Day in Country Music



“Love’s Gonna Live Here” was at #1 on the Country chart for Buck Owens, who also wrote the song. The single would be Buck Owens’ second number one on the country charts spending sixteen weeks at the top spot and a total of thirty weeks on the chart. No other song would stay at #1 for at least 10 weeks until 2013.

Don Williams was at #1 on the Country music charts with “I Believe in You”, Williams’ eleventh #1 on the country chart. It was also hit in Australia, New Zealand and Europe.


Brooks and Dunn were at #1 with “She’s Not The Cheatin’ Kind,” the lead-off single from their album Waitin’ on Sundown. The song was written by Ronnie Dunn and became the duo’s seventh Number One single.[1]

Rascal Flatts were at #1 on the US Country music album chart with their fifth studio album, Still Feels Good. The album produced five singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, the first of which was “Take Me There”, co-written by Kenny Chesney, and reached #1 on the country charts in mid-2007.

Hargus “Pig” Robbins was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. The session keyboard and piano player played on records for artists such as George Jones, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Alan Jackson, Merle Haggard, Loretta Lynn, David Allan Coe, George Hamilton IV and Conway Twitty. He was also awarded Musician of the Year by the Country Music Association in 1976 and 2000.