A Day in Music - June 14th

Today in country music history:

2003 - Toby Keith and Willie Nelson went to number one with their duet "Beer for My Horses."

2003 - Josh Turner married Jennifer Ford in northern Georgia.

2003 - Trace Adkins was invited to join the Grand Ole Opry.

2001 – Charlie Daniels opened the Charlie Daniels Museum in downtown Nashville.

1999 - Faith Hill and Tim McGraw took home the big honors at the TNN Music City News Country Awards.

1994 - David Ball's album Thinkin' Problem was released.

1984 - Dolly Parton and Sylvester Stallone both received stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame just days before the premiere of their movie Rhinestone.

1983 - John Anderson picked up his first gold record for the single "Swingin'."

1977 - Waylon Jennings' album Ol' Waylon was certified gold.

1975 - Linda Ronstadt topped the country chart with her cover of The Everly Brothers' "When Will I Be Loved."

1961 - Patsy Cline was seriously injured in a head-on collision in Nashville. Two passengers in the other car died, and Patsy got a dislocated hip and a major cut across her forehead.

 

Birthday:

Lester Flatt (1914 -1979) - one half of Flatt & Scruggs, leading developer of bluegrass music, Country Music Hall of Fame member

 

Image: MCA Nashville


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