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68 Years Ago: Patsy Cline Signs Her First Recording Contract
On Sept. 30, 1954, Cline signed her first recording contract with Four Star Records.
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18 Years Ago: Randy Travis Receives a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
On Sept. 29, 2004, Travis received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
29 Years Ago: Vince Gill Wins Five CMA Awards
On Sept. 29, 1993, Gill won five CMA Awards, including one for Entertainer of the Year.
38 Years Ago: George Strait Releases ‘Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind’ Album
On Sept. 28, 1984, Strait's 'Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind' album was released.
48 Years Ago: Waylon Jennings’ ‘I’m a Ramblin’ Man’ Hits No. 1
On Sept. 28, 1974, Jennings soared to the top of the charts with "I'm a Ramblin' Man," from his album 'The Ramblin' Man'.
19 Years Ago: Dierks Bentley Earns First No. 1 Hit With ‘What Was I Thinkin”
On Sept. 27, 2003, Bentley earned his first No. 1 hit with "What Was I Thinkin'," from his self-titled freshman album.
23 Years Ago: Tim McGraw Hits No. 1 With ‘Something Like That’
On Sept. 25, 1999, McGraw earned his 10th No. 1 hit with "Something Like That."
23 Years Ago: Lonestar Collect First Platinum Album for ‘Lonely Grill’
On Sept. 24, 1999, Lonestar scored their first platinum album.
33 Years Ago: Clint Black Picks Up First Gold Album for ‘Killin’ Time’
On Sept. 24, 1989, Black earned his first gold record, for his freshman album, 'Killin' Time'.