Monday, March 5, 2018

Today in Country Music History...March 5, 2018 (Blake Shelton Tops Country Chart + others)

 


2011
Blake Shelton reaches the top of the Billboard country singles chart with "Who Are You When I'm Not Looking"

2009
Taylor Swift makes her TV acting debut, stabbed in the heart with scissors on CBS' "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation"

2007
George Strait racks up eight nominations to top the ballot in the Academy of Country Music Awards, unveiled at Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame. Brooks & Dunn collects seven, and Ronnie Dunn garners another on his own

2004
Epic releases Gretchen Wilson's debut single, "Redneck Woman," to radio. Along the way, Wilson namechecks redneck inspirations Lynyrd Skynyrd, Kid Rock, George Strait, Charlie Daniels, Tanya Tucker and Hank Williams Jr.

1991
MCA releases Vince Gill's album "Pocket Full Of Gold"

1986
MCA releases Steve Earle's album "Guitar Town"

1976
Johnny Cash records "One Piece At A Time" in Hendersonville at the House of Cash

1973
Alabama, billed as Wildcountry, makes its debut at The Bowery in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The band remains regulars at the club for the next seven years

1963
A plane crash in Camden, Tennessee, claims the lives of Patsy Cline, Cowboy Copas, Hawkshaw Hawkins and pilot Randy Hughes as they return to Nashville from a charity concert in Kansas City

1960
Elvis Presley is discharged from the Army

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