Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Today in Country Music History...February 22, 2017

 


2015


Tim McGraw performs "I'm Not Gonna Miss You," from the documentary "Glen Campbell... I'll Be Me," during the Oscar Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. In attendance are Faith Hill, Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman

2012
Lady Antebellum welcomes two surprise guests during a show at Nashville's Municipal Auditorium. The band performs "Do I" with Luke Bryan and "A Little Bit Stronger" with Sara Evans

2007
Reba McEntire and Kelly Clarkson join voices in a "CMT Crossroads" taping in Nashville. Among their duets: "Because Of You" and "Why Haven't I Heard From You"

2003
Blake Shelton earns a #1 single in Billboard with "The Baby"

2000
Arista releases Phil Vassar's self-titled debut album

1999
Arista releases Brad Paisley's debut single, "Who Needs Pictures"

1989
K.T. Oslin's "Hold Me" takes a pair of honors--Best Country Song and Best Country Vocal Performance, Female--during the 31st annual Grammy awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles

1969
Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs make their final public appearance on the Grand Ole Opry before a nasty split

1968
After a performance of "Jackson," Johnny Cash proposes to tour partner June Carter on stage during a concert at the London Ice House in London, Ontario. She says yes

1956
Elvis Presley opens for Little Jimmy Dickens at City Auditorium in Waycross, Georgia. Sitting in the front row for the show is future Byrd Gram Parsons, who goes backstage to collect The King's autograph

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