Merle Haggard | January 10, 2016
JANUARY, 1981 NUMBER 1 SONG - MERLE HAGGARD - 'I THINK I’LL JUST STAY HERE AND DRINK'
JANUARY, 1991 NUMBER 1 SONG - GEORGE STRAIT - 'I’VE COME TO EXPECT IT FROM YOU'
JANUARY, 2001 NUMBER 1 SONG - TIM MCGRAW - 'MY NEXT THIRTY YEARS'
JANUARY, 2010 NUMBER 1 SONG - REBA - 'CONSIDER ME GONE'
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Garth Brooks earned more money than anyone else in country music this year, and it wasn’t even close. Forbes has released its list of the top moneymakers in the music business, and Brooks checks in at No. 3 overall.
Loretta Lynn | December 27, 2015
DECEMBER, 1970 NUMBER 1 SONG - LORETTA LYNN - 'COAL MINER’S DAUGHTER'
DECEMBER, 1981 NUMBER 1 SONG - ALABAMA - 'LOVE IN THE FIRST DEGREE'
DECEMBER, 2001 NUMBER 1 SONG - ALAN JACKSON - 'WHERE WERE YOU WHEN THE WORLD STOPPED TURNING'
DECEMBER, 2007 NUMBER 1 SONG - TAYLOR SWIFT - 'OUR SONG'