A Day in Music - April 29th

Today in country music history:

2009 - Keith Urban's video for "Kiss a Girl" premiered.

2004 - Wynonna and Heart teamed up for a taping of CMT Crossroads.

1999 - Jo Dee Messina got her first platinum album for I'm Alright.

1992 - Doug Stone had quadruple-bypass surgery in Nashville.

1992 - Billy Dean was a double winner at the ACM Awards in Los Angeles, claiming Top New Male Vocalist and Song of the Year for "Somewhere in My Broken Heart."

1992 - Garth Brooks was in California when four police officers were acquitted for the beating of Rodney King in Los Angeles. That event inspired him to write "We Shall Be Free."

1989 - Clint Black's debut album Killin' Time was released.

 

Birthdays:

Duane Allen - singer, Oak Ridge Boys, "Elvira"

James Bonamy - singer

 

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