It’s Cody Glydon in for Number 1’s at 1 one last time before Coline Lovequist returns on Monday. We can’t wait for our beloved Charlie Daniels lookalike to come back! We’ll look at today’s country music milestones and look ahead to the weekend as well.
“Mr. Lumberjack” Hal Willis landed at number 1 on the Canadian country chart on this day in 1964 with his iconic “Lumberjack” song.
Glen Campbell reached number 1 on this day in 1968 with “Wichita Lineman.” He stayed there for five weeks. The song was named one of the 500 greatest songs of all time according to Rolling Stone Magazine.
“Forever Together” by Randy Travis hit number 1 on this day in 1991. It stayed there for one week.
Looking ahead to Saturday, George Strait reached the top of the country albums chart on December 1st, 1994 with “Lead On.” From that album came “Adalida,” “The Big One,” and “You Can’t Make a Heart Love Someone,” which went to number 1.
Kenny Rogers found himself on top of the music world when his album “Eyes That See in the Dark” hit number 1 on the chart on December 1st, 1983. The album was co-produced by Barry Gibb of the BeeGees. The album included the smash hit “Islands in the Stream.”
On December 2nd, 2000 Brad Paisley learned he had a number 1 hit. “We Danced” went number 1 for two weeks before being replaced by Tim McGraw’s “Next 30 years.”
These and few more hits to come on Number 1’s at 1 on 620 CKRM. Come join us!