Number 1’s at 1 – June 12 to 14

Here on the Friday edition of Number 1’s at 1 we’ll look at today’s country music milestones and celebrate the country music hits of Saturday and Sunday!

Ferlin Husky joined the Grande Ole Opry on this day in 1954. A year earlier he had with Jean Sheppard on “A Dear John Letter,” which would go on to number one for them.

Crystal landed her first number 1 on the Billboard Country Chart on this day in 1976. I’ll Get Over You” stayed at the top for one week for her.

The Bellamy Brothers got their fifth number one on this day in 1982 with “For all the Wrong Reasons.”

Country singer Chris Young got his big breakthrough on Nashville Star when he won the competition in 2006. He celebrate his 35th birthday today.

June 13th, 1987 Randy Travis started a three week ride at number one with “Forever and Ever, Amen.”

Jason Michael Carroll will be celebrating his 42nd birthday tomorrow. He’s best know for his top 10 hit “Alyssa Lies.”

June 14th, 1986 “Life’s Highway” by Steve Wariner went to number 1 for one week. It was Wariner’s fourth career chart topper.

Linda Ronstadt continues her battle against PSP which, sadly, has robbed her singing voice. She went to number 45 years ago this Sunday with “When Will I be Loved.”

(Pictured: Bellamy Brothers at Casino Regina in 2019. Photo by Cody Glydon)

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