A Day In Music
A Day in Music - August 23rd
Today in country music history:
2003 - Ronnie Milsap and Lorrie Morgan inducted Trace Adkins into the Grand Ole Opry.
1993 - Alan Jackson and his wife Denise welcomed their second daughter, Alexandra Jane Jackson.
1980 - Eddie Rabbitt parked Drivin My Life Away at number one on the country chart.
1975 - Glen Campbell's Rhinestone Cowboy was the top country hit in the U.S.
1969 - A Boy Named Sue claimed the top spot on the country charts for Johnny Cash.
1952 - Kitty Wells became the first woman ever to hit number one on the country chart with It Wasnt God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels.
Woody Paul - singer/fiddler, Riders in the Sky, Grand Ole Opry member
Ira Dean - bassist-vocals, Trick Pony
Barry Bales - bassist, Alison Krauss & Union Station
Image: Getty Images
Provided by ABC News Radio