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This Day in Country Music History, July 12

2013
Jason Aldean becomes the first country artist to headline at Boston's Fenway Park, kicking off his show with "Crazy Town." Also filling out the bill are Miranda Lambert, Jake Owen and Thomas Rhett
2011
Warner Bros. releases the Blake Shelton album "Red River Blue"
2007
Fruit Of The Loom debuts an ad campaign featuring Vince Gill singing "Daddy Was The Apple Of My Eye" with various fruits from the company's logo playing in the band
2000
The video to Tim McGraw & Faith Hill's "Let's Make Love" debuts on CMT, the same day the couple launches the Soul2Soul Tour--its first as a married couple--at the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia
1994
Keyboard player Brady Seals makes his last appearance as a member of Little Texas in Charlotte, Michigan
1988
Warner Bros. releases Randy Travis' "Old 8 x 10" album
1983
Kimberly Perry is born in Jackson, Mississippi. She becomes the lead singer in the family trio The Band Perry, the Country Music Association's New Artist of the Year in 2011. She also wins Song of the Year for writing "If I Die Young"
1980
Charley Pride's remake of Hank Williams' "You Win Again" appears at #1 on the Billboard country chart
1972
Tom T. Hall records "(Old Dogs-Children And) Watermelon Wine" around noon at Mercury Custom Recording Studio in Nashville
1952
Keyboard player Randy McCormick is born in Rogersville, Alabama. He co-writes Eddie Rabbitt's "Suspicions" and Conway Twitty's "Crazy In Love," and plays on singles by George Strait, Ricky Van Shelton and Kenny Chesney, among others
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