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19

This Day in Country Music History, November 19

2016
Keith Urban takes over at #1 on the Billboard country singles chart for a 12-week block with "Blue Ain't Your Color"
2011
"Crazy Girl," co-written by Lee Brice, brings The Eli Young Band to #1 on the Billboard country singles chart for the first time in the group's career
2010
Tim McGraw's "Felt Good On My Lips" video debuts on CMT.com
2002
Emmylou Harris joins Bruce Springsteen on stage in Birmingham, Alabama, to sing "My Hometown." The city is, appropriately, her hometown
2002
Mercury releases Shania Twain's album "Up!"
1997
George Strait's four-CD set, "Strait Out Of The Box," is certified quintuple-platinum
1996
American Recordings releases Johnny Cash's "Unchained"
1984
Singer/songwriter Camaron Ochs is born in Long Beach Hospital in southern California. Operating with the stage name Cam, she comes to national prominence with the Grammy-nominated 2015 ballad "Burning House"
1973
Billy Currington is born in Savannah, Georgia. Debuting with "Walk A Little Straighter" in 2003, he applies an easy-going vocal style to a string of hits, including "Don't," "That's How Country Boys Roll," "We Are Tonight" and "People Are Crazy"
1973
Jason Albert is born in Washington, D.C. He joins the band Heartland, singing lead on the group's 2006 hit "I Loved Her First"