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Week ending 5/30/09: #1 this week in country music history

Tammy_Wynette_31949: Lovesick Blues — Hank Williams (MGM)

1959: The Battle of New Orleans — Johnny Horton (Columbia)

1969: Singing My Song — Tammy Wynette (Epic)

1979: If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body Would You Hold It Against Me — Bellamy Brothers (Warner Bros.)

1989: After All This Time — Rodney Crowell (Columbia)

1999: Please Remember Me— Tim McGraw (Curb)

5 responses to “Week ending 5/30/09: #1 this week in country music history

  1. Occasional Hope May 31, 2009 at 10:20 am

    That’s a very powerful performance from Tammy, but I think my favourite this week is the Rodney Crowell song. Thanks for posting, as always.

  2. Erik May 31, 2009 at 11:30 am

    That’s one of my very favorite Tammy songs.

  3. J.R. Journey May 31, 2009 at 12:17 pm

    This is one of the most solid lists yet. But I think I am with Occasional Hope with the Rodney Crowell song being my favorite – the Diamonds and Dirt CD is still one I play regularly.

    • Razor X May 31, 2009 at 12:59 pm

      I liked Diamonds & Dirt a lot as well. It’s a pity he was never able to recapture the commercial success he found with that album.

      It’s also worth noting that Crowell wrote the #1 song from 1999, “Please Remember Me”.

  4. Paul W Dennis June 1, 2009 at 9:13 pm

    I think Horton and Hank’s songs will be with us a while longer . I

    ‘d forgotten Crowell wrote TIm McGraw’s less than classic number hit – proves even great songwriters can have off days

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