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March 28th In Country Music History

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1975: Dolly Parton racked up her fifth number one hit with “The Bargain Store.”  The song’s success was considered a surprise because some radio stations refused to play it.  They felt the lyrics — “the bargain store is open, come inside”—were a little too “suggestive!”

1980: Tom T. Hall rejoined the Grand Ole Opry.

1993: Willie Nelson performed a benefit concert in Hillsboro, Texas to raise money for the restoration of Hill County Courthouse, which had been destroyed by fire.
1995: John Michael Montgomery released his self-titled third album.

1997: Clay Walker released the album “Rumor Has It.”

Also in 1997: Wynonna appeared on Sesame Street.

2000: Trisha Yearwood’s “Real Live Woman” album was released.

2002: Martina McBride was named as a spokesperson and judge for “Make A Difference Day.”

Also today in 2002, the movie “Panic Room,” featuring Dwight Yoakam, opened in theaters nationwide.

2005: Reba McEntire received a surprise 50th birthday party at a club inside Nashville’s Gaylord Entertainment Center [now Bridgestone Arena].  She was serenaded by Ronnie Dunn, Steve Wariner, Vince Gill and Terri Clark.

2006: Tim McGraw released a greatest hits package titled “Tim McGraw Reflected: Hits Vol. 2. It was his tenth album and included four new songs — “My Little Girl” from his movie “Flicka,”  “Beautiful People,” “I’ve Got Friends That Do” and “When The Stars Go Blue.”

2010: Taylor Swift was named Favorite Female Singer and her hit “You Belong With Me” earned recognition as Favorite Song at the 23rd annual Kids’ Choice Awards in Hollywood.

2011: Thompson Square’s debut single, “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not,” hit number one on both the Billboard Country Songs chart and the Country Aircheck chart.

2012: bluegrass legend Earl Scruggs died at a Nashville hospital.  He was 88.

Country Birthdays include: Reba McEntire (58), Rodney Atkins (44), Country Music Hall of Famer Charlie McCoy (72)

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