It Happened on This Day in Country Music

USA - CIRCA 1997 : stamp printed in USA shows Patsy Cline is an
2013: Trace Adkins raises more than $670,000 for the American Red Cross as the winning project manager during the season’s first episode of “The Celebrity Apprentice”

2005: Dierks Bentley’s “Lot Of Leavin’ Left To Do” video debuts on CMT

2002: Brooks & Dunn perform with ZZ Top at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry House, The set list includes “Gimme All Your Lovin’,” “La Grange,” “Boot Scootin’ Boogie” and “Hard Workin’ Man”

2002: George Strait plays the final Houston Livestock & Rodeo Show concert held at Houston’s Astrodome, with more than 68,000 in attendance.

2001: Toby Keith is at the top of the Billboard country singles chart with “You Shouldn’t Kiss Me Like This”

2000: Tracy Lawrence nets his second double-platinum album, for “Time Marches On”

1990: Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson perform at the Houston Livestock Show kicking off their first concert tour as the Highwaymen

1984: Exile goes #1 for the first time with “Woke Up In Love”

1971: Brett Warren is born in Tampa, Florida. He and sibling Brad Warren form The Warren Brothers, They co-wrote” Toby Keith’s “Red Solo Cup” and Tim McGraw & Taylor Swift’s “Highway Don’t Care” and had there own success with “That’s the Beat of the Heart” in 2000 which was also on the movie soundtrack “Where The Heart Is” staring Natalie Portman. the song peaked at #22 on billboard country charts

1963: Patsy Cline gives what proves to be her final show, a benefit for the widow of Kansas City deejay “Cactus Jack” Call.


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