A Day in Music - June 24th

Today in country music history:

2009 - Jason Aldean's album Wide Open was certified gold.

2008 - Tim McGraw pulled a fan onstage and kicked him out of his concert in Auburn, Washington after he allegedly attacked a female fan.

2007 - Reba and Kelly Clarkson's CMT Crossroads episode premiered.

2003 - Jimmy Wayne's self-titled debut album was released.

2000 - Natalie Maines of The Dixie Chicks married actor Adrian Pasdar at A Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas after a Chicks concert.

1998 – Tanya Tucker filed a 300 thousand-dollar lawsuit against Capitol Records Nashville, claiming the label willfully neglected her career.

1995 - Tracy Lawrence went to number one with "Texas Tornado."

1989 - Rosanne Cash topped the country chart with a cover of The Beatles' "I Don't Want to Spoil The Party."

1989 - Garth Brooks made his Grand Ole Opry debut

1982 - John Anderson had the last recording session at Columbia Studio B, recording Lefty Frizzell's "The Long Black Veil."

1978 - The Oak Ridge Boys went to number one with "I'll Be True To You."

1964 - Connie Smith signed with RCA Records.

Image: Douglas Mason


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