Sunday, March 12, 2017

Today in Country Music History...March 12, 2017

 


2016


Kelsea Ballerini meets Australian singer/songwriter Morgan Evans. They are engaged by the end of the year

2015
Luke Bryan plays his final spring break concert at Spinnaker in Panama City, Florida. The show and one staged the previous day drew a total of 400,000 fans

2013
The Band Perry begins appearing on boxes of Wheaties as part of the Outnumber Hunger charity program

2011
Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson begin a three-week ride at #1 on the Billboard country chart with "Don't You Wanna Stay"

2010
Miranda Lambert's "White Liar" earns a gold single

2001
Amy Grant gives birth to a daughter, Corrina Grant Gill--the first child in her marriage to Vince Gill--at a Nashville hospital

1988
Randy Travis' "Too Gone Too Long" goes to #1 on the Billboard country singles chart

1981
MCA releases The Oak Ridge Boys' "Elvira"

1975
The divorce of George Jones and Tammy Wynette is finalized. Wynette takes custody of their only child, Tamala, and keeps their home on Franklin Road in Nashville

1961
After giving him a two-week tryout, Gene Autry's expansion Los Angeles Angels drop hopeful baseball player Charley Pride during spring training in Palm Springs

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