A Day in Music - June 16th

Today in country music history:

2007 - Emerson Drive went to number one for the first time with "Moments."

2005 - Brooks & Dunn's video for "Play Something Country" premiered.

2002 - Willie Nelson and Sheryl Crow's CMT Crossroads episode premiered.

2001 - Tim McGraw scored a number one hit with "Grown Men Don't Cry."

2000 - Charley Pride and Faron Young were announced as the newest inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

1999 - Dolly Parton, Conway Twitty and Johnny Bond were announced as the newest inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

1998 – The USO presented the Country Music Association with the Spirit of Hope Award in recognition of the many country artists who played for the troops.

1998 – Renowned Nashville artist manager Jack McFadden, who managed Buck Owens and Billy Ray Cyrus, died of cancer at 71.

1997 – Alan Jackson became the first artist ever to win Male Vocalist of the Year six times at the TNN/Music City News Country Awards.

1981 - The Oak Ridge Boys were awarded a gold single for "Elvira."

 

Birthday:

Billy "Crash" Craddock - singer, "Rub It In," "Sweet Magnolia Blossom"

 

Image: David Redfern / Redferns


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