A Day in Music - November 23rd

Today in country music history:

2005 - Kenny Chesney: Somewhere in the Sun aired on ABC on Thanksgiving Eve.

2000 - Rascal Flatts, Jo Dee Messina and Kenny Chesney performed at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.

2000 - Faith Hill's first TV special, Faith!, aired on CBS Thanksgiving night.

2000 – Twelve-year-old country star Billy Gilman sang "One Voice" at the Dallas Cowboys-Minnesota Vikings football game. Jessica Simpson sang with Billy during the halftime show.

1996 - Trace Adkins made his Grand Ole Opry debut. He also called out his girlfriend Rhonda and asked her to marry him onstage. She said yes.

1996 - Deana Carter went to number one with "Strawberry Wine."

1992 - Roy Acuff died of heart failure at age 89.

1968 - Tammy Wynette took the top spot on the country songs chart with "Stand By Your Man."

 

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