A Day in Music - July 8th

Today in country music history:

2010 - Taylor Swift shot the wedding scene for her "Mine" video in Maine.

2003 - Capitol released Trace Adkins' Greatest Hits Collection, Volume I.

2000 - Lee Ann Womack's "I Hope You Dance" spent the first of five weeks at #1 on the country chart.

1997 - Marty Stuart married Connie Smith on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.

1992 - Garth Brooks and then-wife Sandy had their first daughter, Taylor Mayne Pearl Brooks.

1972 - Barbara Mandrell joined the Grand Ole Opry three weeks earlier than scheduled, after one of her concerts was cancelled.

1970 - The Everly Brothers Show was launched as a summer series on ABC.

 

Birthday:

Toby Keith - singer, "Should've Been a Cowboy," "Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue"

Image: Universal Music Group


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