Number One Songs On This Day: July 1st
2010: The House That Built Me- Miranda Lambert
Miranda Lambert’s The House That Built Me was the number one song on this day in 2010. The song is a reminiscence of life gone by that most people can relate to. Thinking about the house you grew up in and the memories that raised you brings nostalgia that can pull on anyone’s heartstrings. It spent 8 weeks climbing the charts, where it stayed at number one for four weeks. The song was written by Tom Douglas and Allen Shamblin, and was originally meant for Miranda’s then husband, Blake Shelton. When she heard the song, however, she immediately fell in love and asked to record it. The House That Built Me was the first single of Lambert’s that she did not help write herself.
2000: Yes! - Chad Brock
Yes! was Chad Brock’s second single, and biggest hit. The song is a fun, upbeat tune about a growing relationship. From meeting and declaring love at first sight, to getting engaged, you can’t help but love this song’s excitement for new love. Brock co-wrote the song with Stephony Smith and Jim Collins. Yes! spent 3 weeks at number one. This one hit wonder is still loved by many today.
1990: Love Without End, Amen- George Strait
Love Without End, Amen by George Strait was the number one song on July 1, 1990. It spent five weeks at number one, breaking George’s streak of 18 songs in a row to only spend one week in the top spot. It was written by Aaron Barker. The song is a full circle story about unconditional love through generations, and then through the Heavenly Father in a dream about the end of his life. The song became a huge hit that can still be heard on country radio today, over 30 years later.
Other notable number ones on July 1st:
2006: Kenny Chesney: Summertime
2004: Gretchen Wilson: Redneck Woman
2001: Lonestar: I’m Already There
1997: Tim McGraw/Faith Hill: It’s Your Love
1995: John Michael Montgomery: Sold
1991: Garth Brooks: The Thunder Rolls
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