Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Today in Country Music History...August 30, 2016

 


2014


Luke Bryan falls off the stage during a concert at the Klipsch Music Center in Noblesville, Indiana. He emerges uninjured

2012
Taylor Swift's "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" video premieres on CMT, MTV and VH1

2007
Brad Paisley and George Strait lead the pack with five nominations apiece for the 41st annual Country Music Association awards

2006
George Strait, Sonny James and session guitarist Harold Bradley are announced by the Country Music Association as 2006 inductees in the Country Music Hall of Fame

2004
Kris Kristofferson and former record executive Jim Foglesong are named the 2004 inductees to the Country Music Hall of Fame

2002
Patsy Cline finishes at the top of the list when CMT ranks the "40 Greatest Women Of Country Music." Rounding out the Top 5: Tammy Wynette, #2; Loretta Lynn, #3; Dolly Parton, #4; and Emmylou Harris, #5

1997
Kenny Chesney picks up his first #1 single in Billboard: "She's Got It All"

1983
RCA releases Kenny Rogers' album "Eyes That See In The Dark"

1949
Hank Williams records "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry," "My Bucket's Got A Hole In It" and "I Just Don't Like This Kind Of Livin'" during an afternoon session at the E.T. Herzog Studio in Cincinnati

1919
Muriel Deason is born in Nashville. Known publicly as Kitty Wells, her 1952 single "It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels" is the hallmark of a Hall of Fame career that brings her 13 years of hits and the nickname the Queen of Country Music

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