A Day in Music - June 11th

Today in country music history:

2008 - Taylor Swift's single "Picture to Burn" was certified gold.

2004 - Faith Hill made her big screen debut in The Stepford Wives.

2001 - Lonestar's video for "I'm Already There" premiered.

1994 - Brooks & Dunn topped the country chart with "That Ain't No Way to Go."

1988 - Randy Travis took "I Told You So" to number one on the country chart. He'd revisit that spot in a duet version of the song with Carrie Underwood years later.

1988 - Patty Loveless joined the Grand Ole Opry and sang "If My Heart Had Windows" and "A Little Bit of Love."

1949 - Hank Williams made his debut on the Grand Ole Opry performing "Lovesick Blues" and "Mind Your Own Business." Legend has it he received six encores.

 

Birthday:

Donnie Van Zant - singer, .38 Special, Van Zant, "Get Right with the Man"

Image: Steve Granitz


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