A Day in Music - April 15th

Today in country music history:

2008 - Lady Antebellum's self-titled debut album was released.

2004 - Big & Rich staged a parade in Nashville for their video "Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)."

2003 - Tracy Lawrence and his wife Becca welcomed their second daughter, Mary Keagan Lawrence.

1999 - Vince Gill was in a car accident in Nashville. While handling the paperwork, the driver of the other car handed Vince a demo tape of his songs.

1998 - CMT aired its first live concert featuring Faith HillTim McGraw and Vince Gill also appeared on the show.

1996 - Clay Walker was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in Houston.

1989 - Dolly Parton was the guest host and musical guest on Saturday Night Live. She performed "Why'd You Come in Here Lookin' Like That."

1981 - Ronnie Milsap recorded "I Wouldn't Have Missed It For the World."

1963 - Patsy Cline's single "Sweet Dreams (Of You)" was released five weeks after her death in a plane crash.

 

Birthday:

Roy Clark - Country Music Hall of Fame member, host of Hee Haw

 

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