Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Today in Country Music History...April 19, 2017

 


2016


Brothers Osborne perform "Stay A Little Longer" as they make their Grand Ole Opry debut in Nashville

2010
The Zac Brown Band album "The Foundation" goes double-platinum

2007
Keith Urban's "I Told You So" video has its TV debut on CMT

2005
Carrie Underwood, one of the seven remaining contestants on FOX-TV's "American Idol," turns in a version of "MacArthur Park" on the live telecast

2003
Brad Paisley's "Celebrity" video--featuring cameo appearances by Jason Alexander, Jim Belushi, Little Jimmy Dickens, Trista Rehn and William Shatner--premieres during CMT's "Most Wanted Live"

1995
The Eagles play Nashville's Starwood Amphitheatre. The celebrity-dotted audience includes Clay Walker, Tim McGraw, Doug Supernaw, Brooks & Dunn, Steve Winwood, Reba McEntire, Lorrie Morgan and Diamond Rio's Brian Prout

1988
"Strait Country," George Strait's debut album, goes gold seven years after its release

1978
Columbia releases Willie Nelson's album "Stardust"

1969
Glen Campbell ascends to #1 on the Billboard country singles chart with the Jimmy Webb song "Galveston"

1968
Bekka Bramlett is born in Westwood, California. The daughter of Delaney & Bonnie Bramlett, she has a brief duet partnership with Billy Burnette, and sings back-up on records by Vince Gill, Montgomery Gentry and Faith Hill, including "Breathe"

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