A Day in Music - May 11th

Today in country music:

2006 - Toby Keith's video for "A Little Too Late" premiered.

2005 - Ronnie Milsap and Los Lonely Boys teamed up for a taping of CMT Crossroads.

2004 - Gretchen Wilon's debut album, Here for the Party, was released.

1999 - All-sisters group SheDaisy returned to their hometown of Salt Lake City, Utah to sing at a charity dinner benefiting the Karl Malone Foundation for children's charities.

1997 - Trace Adkins married his wife, Rhonda, at Nashville's Belle Meade Mansion. He sang a song he wrote for his Rhonda, "The Rest of Mine."

1996 - Steve Wariner joined the Grand Ole Opry.

1994 - Faith Hill's debut album, Take Me As I Am, was certified gold.

1993 - Brooks & Dunn claimed three honors during the ACM Awards.

1991 - George Strait went to number one with "If I Know Me."

1957 - The Everly Brothers made their debut on Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.  

 

Birthdays:

Mark Herndon - drummer, Alabama, Country Hall of Fame member

Tim Raybon - singer, The Raybon Brothers

Keith West - bassist, Heartland

 

Image: Jon Kopaloff

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