A Day in Music - November 16th

Today in country music history:

2006 - Blake Shelton's video "Don't Make Me" premiered.

2005 - Brad Paisley, Dwight Yoakam, Kid Rock and Alison Krauss were among the stars who appeared on the CBS special I Walk the Line: A Night for Johnny Cash.

2003 - Alabama won their 23rd American Music Award in Los Angeles. Tim McGraw, Faith Hill and Toby Keith were also winners that night.

1994 - Garth Brooks reached the 10 million sales mark with Ropin' The Wind.

1991 - Garth Brooks took his cover of Billy Joel's "Shameless" to number one.

1980 - Kenny Rogers had the number one song with "Lady." It was written by Lionel Richie.

1970 - Anne Murray collected a gold single for "Snowbird."

1960 - Patsy Cline recorded "I Fall to Pieces" in Nashville.

 

Birthday:

Keith Burns - former member of Trick Pony

 

Image: Sony Music Nashville

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