A Day in Music - July 15th

Today in country music history:

2005 - Montgomery Gentry's Troy Gentry had surgery at Baptist Hospital in Nashville to repair torn ligaments in his left knee. He sustained the injuries in a horse-riding accident five days earlier.

2005 - The film Wedding Crashers premiered with Dwight Yoakam in a supporting role.

2004 - Loretta Lynn earned three nominations for the annual Americana Music Awards.

2003 - Pat Green's Wave on Wave album was released.

2003 - Brooks & Dunn's Red Dirt Road album hit stores.

1998 - Alan Jackson's "I'll Go on Loving You" video premiered.

1995 - Aaron Tippin married his wife, Thea, in a traditional Greek ceremony in Nashville.

1986 - Columbia Records dropped Johnny Cash after 28 years.  He signed with Polygram the next year.

1980 - Linda Ronstadt made her theater debut in Gilbert & Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance in New York City.

1961 - Bill Anderson became a member of the Grand Ole Opry.

 

Birthday:

Linda Ronstadt - singer, "You're No Good," "Somewhere Out There," Trio album with Dolly Parton and Emmylou Harris

 

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