Saturday, February 4, 2017

Today in Country Music History...February 4, 2017

 


2016


The scientific journal ZooKeys indicates a new strain of tarantulas named after Johnny Cash, aphonopelma johnnycashi, has been discovered near Folsom Prison

2012
Carrie Underwood and Steven Tyler team up for a Super Bowl-themed live edition of "CMT Crossroads" from Indianapolis. The set list includes her songs "Just A Dream," "Undo It" and "Before He Cheats"

2010
Brad Paisley's single "Online" goes gold

2008
MCA releases the George Strait single "I Saw God Today" to radio

2002
Chris Cagle flies with the Blue Angels at the Naval Air Base in El Centro, California

1999
Freddy Fender receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles

1995
Pam Tillis earns her first #1 single in Billboard with "Mi Vida Loca (My Crazy Life)"

1976
Elvis Presley records "Moody Blue" in the Jungle Room at Graceland in Memphis

1965
Confederate Railroad keyboard player Chris McDaniel is born in Rock Springs, Georgia. Leaning on southern rock, the band scores 1990s hits with "Trashy Women," "Queen Of Memphis" and "Daddy Never Was The Cadillac Kind"

1962
Clint Black is born in Long Branch, New Jersey. Raised in Houston, he earns the Country Music Association's 1989 Horizon award at the outset of a career that includes "A Better Man," "Something That We Do" and "Put Yourself In My Shoes"

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