A Day in Music - May 5th

Today in country music history:

2009 - Jason Aldean and Bryan Adams shot their CMT Crossroads special.

2009 - Dolly Parton received a Tony nomination for Best Original Score for 9 to 5: The Musical.

2007 - The first Stagecoach Music Festival kicked off in Indio, California. George Strait and Alan Jackson topped the bill.

2004 - Josh Gracin's first video for "I Want to Live" premiered.

2001 - Blake Shelton sang "Austin" during his Grand Ole Opry debut.

1999 - Faith Hill was a four-time winner at the ACM Awards.

1999 - Garth Brooks was named artist of the decade at the 34th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards.

1997 - Tim McGraw and Faith Hill welcomed their first baby, Gracie Katherine McGraw.

1982 - Vince Gill and wife Janis welcomed their daughter, Jenny, in Los Angeles.

1977 - Loretta Lynn hit the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.

 

Birthday:

Tammy Wynette (1942-1998) - singer, "Stand By Your Man"

 

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