A Day in Music - October 26th

Today in country music history:

2006 - Reba was honored at the first-ever CMT Giants concert with Jennifer Nettles, Wynonna, Dolly Parton, Faith Hill, Trisha Yearwood and several other stars singing her songs.

2005 - Brooks & Dunn shot their video for "Believe" in Tennessee.

2004 - Sugarland's debut album, Twice the Speed of Life, was released.

2002 - The Statler Brothers played their final date as a touring act in Virginia.

2000 - Garth Brooks announced his plans to retire during a party to celebrate his certification for sales of 100 million albums in Nashville.

1999 - Gary Allan's album Smoke Rings in the Dark was released.

1997 - Mary Chapin Carpenter sang the national anthem at the World Series.

1991 - Travis Tritt hit number one with "Anymore."

 

Birthdays:

Kristen Hall - former member of Sugarland, "Baby Girl," "Something More"

Keith Urban - singer, "You'll Think of Me," "Somebody Like You," "Kiss a Girl"

 

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