A Day in Music - August 3rd

Today in country music history:

2001 - Trace Adkins' video for "I'm Tryin'" premiered.

1999 – Patsy Cline received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

1999 - Tim McGraw topped the list with seven nominations for the CMA Awards. Vince Gill picked up five, and The Dixie Chicks and George Strait were mentioned four times.

1997 - NASA asked country artists Diamond Rio to host a 30th Anniversary bash for the Kennedy Space Center.

1991 - Trisha Yearwood went to number one with her debut single "She's In Love with the Boy."

1991 - Johnny Lee made his Grand Ole Opry debut.

1985 - Alabama took the top spot with their working man's anthem "Forty Hour Week (For a Livin')."

1974 - Billy "Crash" Craddock hit number one with his signature tune "Rub It In."

 

Birthday:

Dean Sams - keyboards, Lonestar

 

Image: Big Machine Records

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