Saturday, October 1, 2016

Today in Country Music History...October 1, 2016



"Live from New York": Lady Antebellum sings "We Owned The Night" and "Just A Kiss" on NBC's "Saturday Night Live"

Jason Aldean's "My Kinda Party" video premieres on CMT

Dailey & Vincent repeat as Entertainer of the Year at the International Bluegrass Music Association awards at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville

Dierks Bentley is inducted into the Grand Ole Opry, performing "Come A Little Closer" after being introduced by Marty Stuart

The video for the Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood duet, "In Another's Eyes," debuts on CMT. Portions of the performance come from their appearance on "The Tonight Show" 20 days earlier

Willie Nelson presents the 10th anniversary Farm Aid in Louisville, with John Mellencamp, Neil Young, John Conlee, Steve Earle, Tom Wopat, Radney Foster, Kris Kristofferson, The Dave Matthews Band, BlackHawk and Hootie + The Blowfish

MCA releases Patty Loveless' self-titled debut album

Kenny Rogers collects a #1 country single in Billboard with "Daytime Friends"

Loretta Lynn records "Coal Miner's Daughter" and two additional hits, "You Wanna Give Me A Lift" and "Wings Upon Your Horns," during a productive evening at Bradley's Barn in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee

Kelly Willis is born in Lawton, Oklahoma. She earns critical acclaim during the 1990s for her traditionally leaning brand of country, receiving a nomination from the Academy of Country Music for Top New Female

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