A Day in Music - August 17th

Today in country music history:

2009 - Brad Paisley's "Welcome to the Future" video premiered.

2006 - Jason Aldean's video for "Amarillo Sky" premiered.

2004 - Sugarland's first single, "Baby Girl" was released to retail.

1994 - Vince Gill's album When Love Finds You was certified gold and platinum on the same day.

1992 - Tanya Tucker sang the national anthem at the Republican National Convention in Houston.

1991 - George Strait began a three-week stay at number one with "You Know Me Better Than That."

1989 - Ricky Van Shelton, Rodney Crowell and Hank Williams, Jr. had four nominations each for the CMA Awards.

1985 - Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson scored a number one hit together with "Highwaymen."

1977 - Steve Wariner had his first recording session at RCA Studio B in Nashville.

 

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