A Day in Music - October 5th
Today in country music history:
2006 - Little Big Town shot an installment of CMT Crossroads in Nashville with Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac.
2002 - Tracy Byrd collected a number one hit with "Ten Rounds with Jose Cuervo."
2001 - Reba McEntire's sitcom Reba premiered on the WB.
2001 - Carolyn Dawn Johnson made her Grand Ole Opry debut.
1999 - Trisha Yearwood filed for divorce from Robert Reynolds.
1997 - Garth Brooks sold out 139,000 tickets for eight shows at Chicago's Rosemont Horizon in less than four hours.
1996 Neal McCoy raised $150,000 via a star-studded concert for a charity he and his wife established in 1995. Country singer Bryan White and then-Dallas Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman were among the celebrities appearing at the concert. The money raised went to the East Texas Angel Network, which provided financial assistance for medical treatments and related costs to families with children suffering from serious diseases.
1996 - Ty Herndon went to number one with "Living in a Moment."
1994 - Vince Gill won three trophies at the CMA Awards.
1990 - Mary Chapin Carpenter's album Shootin' Straight in the Dark was released.
1989 - K.T. Oslin and Clint Black performed at New York City's Carnegie Hall.
1970 - George Jones and Tammy Wynette's only child, Georgette, was born in Lakeland, Florida.
1966 - Loretta Lynn recorded "Don't Come Home A'Drinkin' (With Lovin' On Your Mind)" in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee.
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