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Daily Archives: April 1, 2012

Classic Rewind – Lorrie Morgan – ‘Something In Red’

Here is Morgan performing a song she initially refused to hear until the end because she thought the woman in the song ultimately ended up wearing black. Her recording of “Something In Red” went on to become her signature song although it wasn’t a #1 single. The song, also the title track to the accompanying album, would peak at #14, 20 years ago this spring:

Week ending 3/31/12: #1 singles this week in country music history

1952: (When You Feel Like You’re In Love)Don’t Just Stand There — Carl Smith (Columbia)

1962: She’s Got You — Patsy Cline (Decca)

1972: My Hang-up Is You — Freddie Hart (Capitol)

1982: She Left Love All Over Me — Razzy Bailey (RCA)

1992: Is There Life Out There — Reba McEntire (MCA)

2002: Blessed – Martina McBride (RCA)

2012: Ours – Taylor Swift (Big Machine)

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