Today In Country Music History: July 19

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mileycyrus3 Today In Country Music History: July 19

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Jul 19, 2008: [lastfm link_type=""]Collin Raye[/lastfm] steps out of the crowd at Showtime Utah in Pleasant Grove to fill in for Scott Shumway, of the Mama’s Boys band, who had emergency surgery two hours earlier. The group was unaware Raye was even in the audience

Jul 19, 2007: “Hannah Montana,” featuring [lastfm link_type=""]Billy Ray Cyrus[/lastfm] in a secondary role, picks up an Emmy nomination for Best Children’s Program. The Kennedy Center Honors, which highlighted [lastfm link_type=""]Dolly Parton[/lastfm], are nominated for Best Variety, Music or Comedy Special

Jul 19, 2002: Great Britain’s “The Daily Telegraph” reports that a student earned a degree with a paper that examines changing attitudes toward women through country songs. Among the material highlighted: “Run, Woman, Run” and “Man! I Feel Like A Woman!”

Jul 19, 1995: The Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners revokes the license of [lastfm link_type=""]Elvis Presley[/lastfm]‘s former doctor, George Nichopoulos, after the board finds him negligent in over-prescribing drugs to 13 patients, including Jerry Lee Lewis

Jul 19, 1837: Songwriter Will Hays born in Louisville, Kentucky. He authors “Molly Darling,” a 1948 hit for [lastfm link_type=""]Eddy Arnold[/lastfm]

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