A Day in Music - May 20th

Today in country music history:

2006 - Jack Ingram scored his first chart topper with "Wherever You Are."

2006 - Charlie Daniels performed the national anthem at Shea Stadium as the New York Mets hosted the Yankees.

2004 - Trace Adkins' video for "Rough and Ready" debuted featuring Dale Earnhardt, Jr.

2000 - Faith Hill began a four-week stay at number one with "The Way You Love Me."

1999 - The autopsy on the body of country singer Tammy Wynette showed she died of heart failure caused by damage from repeated blood clots.

1998 - Vince Gill's "If You Ever Have Forever in Mind" video premiered.

1997 - Sara Evans' debut album, Three Chords and the Truth, was released.

1994 - The movie Maverick hit theaters featuring cameos from Kathy Mattea, Reba, Vince Gill, Clint Black, Waylon Jennings and more.

1980 - Alabama's first charted album, My Home's in Alabama, was released.

1957 - Marty Robbins went to number one with the fashionable hit "A White Sport Coat (And a Pink Carnation)."

Image: Big Machine Records


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