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Flashback: Brooks & Dunn 'Only In America'- October 27, 2001

October 27, 2017

We're flashing back 16 years to October 27, 2001 when Brooks & Dunn's "Only in America" hit #1 on the country charts.

Brooks & Dunn’s song “Only In America,” off their Steers & Stripes album was released in June of 2001. After the tragic events that occurred on 9/11, the song with the opening lyrics "‘Suns comin’ up, over New York City," along with it’s message, seemed to give a life to the track that Ronnie Dunn & Kix Brooks could never have anticipated. 

The legendary duo were scheduled to perform at a show in Pennsylvania just days after September 11. Dunn remembers debating whether they should even perform that day.

Listen to Brooks & Dunn's "Only In America," below!