A Day in Music - February 16th

Today in country music history:

2010 - Miranda Lambert got a gold album certification for Revolution.

2007 - Big & Rich and John Anderson teamed up to tape an episode of CMT Cross Country.

2006 - Kenny Chesney received a plaque celebrating career sales of 25 million albums.

2006 - Rascal Flatts' video for "What Hurts the Most" premiered.

2002 - Hank Williams Jr. made his first Grand Ole Opry appearance in more than 20 years, paying tribute to the late Waylon Jennings.

1997 - Garth Brooks presented Melinda and Ricky Huffman with a Chevy Tahoe and a Caribbean vacation at his concert at Charleston Coliseum in West Virginia. One of them had bought the two millionth concert ticket for Garth's tour.

1995 - The Mavericks scored their first platinum album for What a Crying Shame.

1986 - Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson starred in the NBC-TV movie The Last Days of Frank and Jesse James.

1971 - Johnny Cash recorded "The Man in Black" in Nashville.

1969 - George Jones and Tammy Wynette married in Ringgold, Georgia, six months after they announced their marriage.

 

Birthday:

Doug Phelps - member of The Kentucky Headhunters, "Dumas Walker"

 

Image: WireImage

Check out more A Day in Music


Advertisement

Podcasts

Poll