Friday, March 2, 2018

Today in Country Music History...March 2, 2018 (Dustin Lynch Debut at the Grand Ole Opry + others)

 

2012
Dustin Lynch sings "Cowboys And Angels" and "She Cranks My Tractor" as he makes his Grand Ole Opry debut, introduced on the show by John Conlee

2010
Kenny Chesney and Steve Miller shoot an installment of "CMT Crossroads" at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. The set list includes "Living In Fast Forward," "I Go Back" and "Rock N' Me"

2006
Former "American Idol" winner Carrie Underwood returns to the FOX-TV show to perform "Jesus, Take The Wheel"

2002
Brad Paisley's "I'm Gonna Miss Her (The Fishin' Song)" video debuts on CMT

1996
Martina McBride hovers at #1 for the first time in her career with "Wild Angels"

1990
Singer/songwriter Luke Combs is born in Charlotte, North Carolina. He nabs a country hit with the 2016 single "Hurricane"

1987
Warner Bros. releases the "Trio" album, by Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris

1962
Jon Bon Jovi is born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. He sings lead for the rock band Bon Jovi, which finds its way into the country charts in 2006 by working with Jennifer Nettles on "Who Says You Can't Go Home"

1959
Restless Heart's Larry Stewart is born in Paducah, Kentucky. He sings lead on the band's singles in the 1980s before going solo in 1992. He scores one hit on his own with "Alright Already," then returns to the band when it re-forms in 1998

1923
Doc Watson is born in Deep Gap, North Carolina. A blind acoustic guitarist, he joins The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band on its album "Will The Circle Be Unbroken" and collects seven Grammy awards



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