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Daily Archives: July 19, 2009

Classic Rewind: ‘You Can Be A Star’

Back in the day, before American Idol and Nashville Star, there was a talent competition on The Nashville Network called You Can Be A Star. See if you can recognize two of the contestants that eventually went on to bigger and better things:

Classic Rewind: Reba McEntire – ‘(You Lift Me) Up to Heaven’

Week ending 7/18/09: #1 this week in country music history

lonestar1949: One Kiss Too Many — Eddy Arnold (RCA)

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

1969: I Love You More Today — Conway Twitty (Decca)

1979: Shadows In The Moonlight — Anne Murray (Capitol)

1989: In A Letter To You — Eddy Raven (Universal)

1999: Amazed — Lonestar (BNA)

2009: I Run To You — Lady Antebellum (Capitol)