Monday, September 12, 2016

Today in Country Music History...September 12, 2016


Taylor Swift's "Love Story" video debuts on CMT

Brad Paisley grinds out a gold album for "5th Gear"

Johnny Cash dies at Nashville's Baptist Hospital, of complications from diabetes, four months after the death of his wife, June Carter. The Man In Black was a member of both the Country Music and Rock & Roll Halls of Fame

Brooks & Dunn sew up the top position on the Billboard country singles chart with "How Long Gone"

George Jones undergoes triple bypass surgery on his 63rd birthday at Baptist Hospital in Nashville

Singer/songwriter Kelsea Ballerini is born in Knoxville, Tennessee. She becomes a hitmakrer in 2015 off the strength of her debut single, "Love Me Like You Mean It"

Alan Jackson collects his first gold album, for "Here In The Real World"

Charlie Daniels hosts the Volunteer Jam II in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, with special guests The Marshall Tucker Band, Billy Joe Shaver, Jimmy Hall and The Allman Brothers Band's Dickey Betts

Jennifer Nettles is born in Douglas, Georgia. She becomes the soulful lead singer of Sugarland, which collects a series of vocal duo trophies behind such catchy singles as "Everyday America," "Stuck Like Glue" and "Something More"

George Jones is born in Saratoga, Texas. Widely regarded as one of the most gifted singers in country music history, he gains hits in five different decades, despite a lengthy battle with chemicals. He enters the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1992

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