A Day in Music - August 19th

Today in country music history:

2008 - Trace Adkins teamed up with 38 Special to shoot a CMT Crossroads episode in Franklin, Tennessee.

2003 - Dierks Bentley's self-titled debut album was released.

2000 - Reba McEntire made her live performance debut in Brazil at the annual Barretos Rodeo.

1999 - Dwight Yoakam picked up his second double platinum album for Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc., Etc.

1978 - Crystal Gayle took "Talking in Your Sleep" to number one.

1973 - Kris Kristofferson married Rita Coolidge with his father, a minister, performing the service.

1950 - Hank Snow began a 21-week stay at number one with "I'm Moving On."

 

Birthdays:

Eddy Raven - singer-songwriter, "I Got Mexico," "Sooner or Later"

Lee Ann Womack - singer, "I Hope You Dance," "I May Hate Myself In the Morning"

Clay Walker - singer, "What's It to You," "Fall," "She Won't Be Lonely Long"

 

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