A Day in Music - October 20th

Today in country music history:

2009 - Tim McGraw's album Southern Voice was released.

2008 - Zac Brown Band's video for "Chicken Fried" premiered.

2006 - George Jones broke his right wrist in a fall outside a Nashville recording studio, forcing him to cancel three concerts.

1992 - George Strait was on hand for the Nashville premiere of his film Pure Country. Garth Brooks and Randy Travis were also there.

1992 - Travis Tritt scored a gold album for T-R-O-U-B-L-E.

1992 - Patty Loveless had vocal surgery for a leaking blood vessel at Vanderbilt University.

1991 - Clint Black married Lisa Hartman in Houston.

1979 - Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers earned a number one hit with "All the Gold in California."

1958 - Ray Price's song "City Lights" became the first tune written by Bill Anderson to hit number one on the country chart.

 

Birthday:

Jimi Westbrook - member of Little Big Town, "Boondocks," "Little White Church"

 

Image: MCA Nashville

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