Touring North America, Johnny Cash appeared at the Memorial Coliseum in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Lynn Anderson was at #1 on the US Country album charts with You’re My Man her fourth studio album for Columbia Records. The album stayed at #1 for a total of seven weeks.
Jerry Reed was at #1 on the US Country chart with, “She Got the Goldmine (I Got the Shaft)”. Written by Tim DuBois the song is a satire on divorce, and became Reed’s third and final #1 country hit, and one of his signature tunes.
Alan Jackson was at #1 on the Country charts with his seventh studio album, High Mileage. It produced four hit singles on the Hot Country Songs charts for Jackson: “I’ll Go on Loving You”, “Right on the Money”, “Gone Crazy”, and “Little Man”.