Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Today in Country Music History...February 14, 2017

 


2015


Luke Bryan is the celebrity monarch for the Krewe of Endymion Parade during Mardi Gras in New Orleans

2013
Thompson Square's "If I Didn't Have You" video debuts on CMT

2012
Warner Bros. releases Hunter Hayes' "Wanted" to radio

2006
The RIAA awards a gold single for Little Big Town's "Boondocks"

2002
Forty couples are married in a mass Valentine's Day ceremony in Newport News, Virginia. Steve Holy sings "Good Morning Beautiful" for the couples' first dance

2001
Cranes hoist Elvis Presley's gold Cadillac, Webb Pierce's gaudy Pontiac and Nudie's sign onto the third floor of the new Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum before the last wall is sealed

1989
Happy Valentine's Day: Reba McEntire gives fiance Narvel Blackstock a chainsaw

1987
George Strait's "Ocean Front Property" is the first title to debut at #1 on the Billboard country albums chart

1985
Randy Travis signs a recording contract with Warner Bros., two weeks after recording "On The Other Hand"

1967
Eddy Arnold attends a White House dinner in Washington, D.C., at the request of the president's daughter, Lynda Bird Johnson. Arnold barely makes it in time after getting stuck in an elevator

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