After many attempts, country star Reba McEntire finally got her first number one hit with "Can't Even Get the Blues" in 1983. More here!
Reaching the top of the country music scene took awhile for Reba McEntire— her first thirteen singles failed to hit No.1 on the charts. On January 8, 1983, the Oklahoman was finally able to celebrate hitting that coveted sport with her single “Can’t Even Get the Blues,” off of her Unlimited album. According to the Boot, Reba’s Mercury record label initially wanted Jacky Ward to record the tune. Fortunately, McEntire was able convince producer Jerry Kennedy that the song should be given to her instead.
It’s wild to think that it’s been 35 years since Reba topped Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart with this track. The country superstar took to social media to note this significant milestone in her career . . . . Read More