Today in Country Music, June 19, featuring 'Slow hand"
Today in Country Music, June 19.
On this day in 2011, it was Rascal Flatts' kick off weekend of the "Flatts Fest" concert series with revolving opening acts that included Sara Evans, Justin Moore and Easton Corbin.
Today in 2007, Brad Paisley's 5th Gear landed in stores… the album featured the hits "Ticks" as well as "I'm Still A Guy."
In 2006, Gretchen Wilson and Josh Gracin performed for George W. Bush and 6,000 guests at the president's dinner at the Washington Convention Center.
And on this day in 1982, Conway Twitty's version of "Slow Hand" grabbed the top position on the Billboard country singles chart.
Slow Hand was written by John Bettis and Michael Clark and first recorded by the Pointer Sisters. It was first released in the spring of 1981
“Slow Hand” was covered in 1982 by Conway Twitty. His version, on Elektra Records, topped the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart for two weeks that June, and was his last multi-week number-one song.