1970: Ray Stevens' "Everything Is Beautiful" single was certified Gold.
1971: Jerry Reed's "When You're Hot, You're Hot" peaked at number nine on the pop singles chart.
1971: John Denver's "Take Me Home, Country Roads" broke into the Top 40.
1976: The Oak Ridge Boys first appeared on the country charts.
Country spitfire Miranda Lambert wrapped her On Fire Tour over the weekend in Pelham, Alabama, finishing a crazy year of road work, during which she performed to more than a million people. To help commemorate a successful tour, fellow country star Patty Loveless joined Lambert on stage Friday night (Oct. 5) in Atlanta.