Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Today in Country Music History...June 28, 2017



2014
Randy Houser's "Like A Cowboy" video debuts on CMT

2012
The Band Perry is the subject of a bobblehead night at a minor-league baseball game at Pioneer Park in Greeneville, Tennessee. The band throws out the first pitch before the hometown Astros defeat the Danville Braves, 5-2

2010
"Hillbilly Bone," Blake Shelton's collaboration with Trace Adkins, earns a gold single

2007
Brad Paisley's "Online" video, featuring guest appearances by Taylor Swift and Kellie Pickler, debuts on CMT

2005
MCA releases George Strait's album "Somewhere Down In Texas"

2003
Joe Don Rooney has the first bare backside displayed on CMT, as Rascal Flatts' "I Melt" video debuts on "Most Wanted Live"

1986
Kellie Pickler is born in Albemarle, North Carolina. She parlays exposure on FOX's "American Idol" into a recording career, earning a gold debut album and several hits, led by "Red High Heels." She also wins "Dancing With The Stars" in 2013

1985
Gary Morris makes history as the first singer to perform opera on the Grand Ole Opry, with a selection from "La Boheme"

1980
The Oak Ridge Boys reach #1 on the Billboard country singles chart with "Trying To Love Two Women"

1966
Merle Haggard records "The Bottle Let Me Down" at the Capitol Recording Studios near Hollywood & Vine in Los Angeles

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