A Day in Music - November 11th

Today in country music history:

2009 - Taylor Swift won four trophies at the CMA Awards including Entertainer of the Year and Album of the Year for Fearless.

2008 - Taylor Swift's album Fearless was released.

2006 - Carrie Underwood took "Before He Cheats" to number one.

2005 - Montgomery Gentry earned a gold single for "Gone."

2004 - Darryl Worley and Mark Wills delivered a Veterans Day performance in Tampa, Florida.

2002 - Emily Robinson of the Dixie Chicks had her son Charles in San Antonio.

1995 - George Strait began a four-week stay at number one with "Check Yes or No."

1993 - Crystal Gayle performed at the dedication of the Vietnam Women's Memorial in Washington, D.C.

1975 - Reba signed her first recording contract with Mercury Records.

 

Birthday:

Hank Garland (1930-2004) - country-jazz guitarist

 

Image: MCA Nashville

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