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in the press room at The 43rd Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards. MGM Grand Hotel And Casino, Las Vegas, NV. 05-18-08Dustin Lynch sings “Cowboys And Angels” and “She Cranks My Tractor” at his Grand Ole Opry debut, introduced on the show by John Conlee (Old School, Miss Emily’s Picture, Rose Colored Glasses, Rockin With You)

2010: Kenny Chesney and Steve Miller shoot an installment for “CMT Crossroads” at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium.  Set list includes “Living In Fast Forward,” “I Go Back” and “Rock N’ Me”

2006: Former “American Idol” winner Carrie Underwood returns to AI to perform “Jesus, Take The Wheel”

2002: Brad Paisley’s “I’m Gonna Miss Her (The Fishin’ Song)” video debuts on CMT

1999: Garth Brooks bats for the first time during an inter-squad spring training game at the San Diego Padres’ camp. He strikes out and retires from baseball for life

1996: Martina McBride is close to going #1 for the first time in her career with “Wild Angels”

1987: Warner Bros. releases the “Trio” album, by Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris

1959: Restless Heart’s Larry Stewart is born in Paducah, Kentucky. He sings lead with the band before going solo in 1992. He scores one hit on his own with “Alright Already,” then returns to the band when it re-forms in 1998.  They are still touring.  They can be seen 10/2/15 at the Peppermill Concert Hall in Wendover Nevada.  Tickets go on sale 6/30/15 link up at https://wendoverfun.com/shows/

Courtesy of BoSoxRule

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