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Throwback Thursday: #1 Hits


Today, for Throwback Thursday, we are taking a look back at hit songs from some of country music's biggest acts.

Each of these songs were at number one on the country charts on this day.


1970: On this day in 1970, Merle Haggard was at #1 on the Country chart with "The Fightin' Side of Me". The song was the first single and title track for Haggard's album, The Fightin' Side of Me.



1982: Alabama was at the top of the Country album chart with Mountain Music. Not only did it rank on the Country chart, it was also a success on the pop charts.



2011: Need You Now was a #1 hit seven years ago today for Lady Antebellum. The album won Best Country Album at the Grammys. The single, "Need You Now", won four awards, including Song of the Year and Record of the Year.


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