A Day in Music - October 4th

Today in country music history:

2008 - Dierks Bentley and wife Cassidy welcomed their daughter Evie.

2005 - Sara Evans' album Real Fine Place was released.

2003 - Reba's "I'm Gonna Take That Mountain" video premiered.

2002 - Shania Twain's video for "I'm Gonna Getcha Good!" premiered.

2001 - The Country Music Hall of Fame inducted 12 new members, including Bill Anderson, Don Gibson, Waylon Jennings and others.

2000 - The Dixie Chicks won four honors at the CMA Awards including Entertainer of the Year.

2000 - Toby Keith's video for "You Shouldn't Kiss Me Like This" premiered.

1995 - Alison Krauss was a four-time winner at the CMA Awards, taking home Female Vocalist, Horizon Award and Single of the Year for "When You Say Nothing at All." She also won Vocal Event with Shenandoah for "Somewhere in the Vicinity of the Heart."

1975 - Willie Nelson went to number one for the first time as an artist with "Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain."


Birthdays:

Leroy Van Dyke - singer

Gregg "Hobie" Hubbard - keyboardist, Sawyer Brown, "All These Years," "Thank God for You"

Heidi Newfield - singer, former member of Trick Pony, "Johnny and June"

 

Image: Gareth Davies

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