Saturday, October 21, 2017

Today in Country Music History...October 21, 2017

Raider Country does not own the copyright to certain media posted within.Disclaimer Viewable on main page
 Follow us on Twitter & Facebook


Miranda Lambert makes a surprise appearance during Taylor Swift's concert at the Greensboro Coliseum in North Carolina. They team on "Little Red Wagon"
Capitol releases the Little Big Town album "Pain Killer"
Garth Brooks, Connie Smith and session keyboard player Hargus "Pig" Robbins join the Country Music Hall of Fame during a medallion ceremony in Nashville
A Country Freedom Concert at the Gaylord Entertainment Center rallies Nashvillians after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Appearing: George Strait, Alan Jackson, Brooks & Dunn, Martina McBride, Lonestar, Hank Williams Jr., Tim McGraw, Trisha Yearwood, Vince Gill and Lee Ann Womack
The Dixie Chicks' album "Wide Open Spaces" reaches 8 million in shipments
Reba McEntire sings the national anthem at Jacobs Field in Cleveland before game 3 of the World Series. The Florida Marlins beat the Indians, 14-11
Warner Bros. releases Randy Travis' "Deeper Than The Holler"
Singer/songwriter Matthew Ramsey is born in Buchanan, Virginia. He becomes the lead singer of Old Dominion and writes Dierks Bentley's "Say You Do," Sam Hunt's "Make You Miss Me" and Kenny Chesney's "Save It For A Rainy Day"
The Music City News presents its first annual awards at Ernest Tubb's Record Shop in Nashville. Merle Haggard wins Favorite Male Artist, and Loretta Lynn is named Favorite Female Artist
Record producer Owen Bradley is born in Westmoreland, Tennessee. He establishes the first recording studio on what becomes Music Row, heads Decca, and produces Patsy Cline, Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn, among others, joining the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1974 

No comments:

Post a Comment