A Day In Music
A Day in Music - February 17th
Today in country music history:
2007 - Porter Wagoner gave his first Los Angeles concert in nearly 40 years, opening for Neko Case at the Henry Fonda Theatre. Marty Stuart was his guitarist; Dwight Yoakam played bass and Billy Bob Thornton was on drums.
2002 - Hank Williams, Jr. and Kid Rock teamed up for a CMT Crossroads taping.
2001 - Jamie O'Neal picked up a number one hit with "There is No Arizona."
2001 - Brad Paisley was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry as he wore the yellow jacket Buck Owens wore the night he recorded his Live at Carnegie Hall album.
1996 - Joe Diffie's song "Bigger Than the Beatles" went to number one.
1995 - John Michael Montgomery's single "I Can Love You Like That" was released.
1993 - With his version of "Stand By Your Man" featured in the film The Crying Game, Lyle Lovett performed the tune with Tammy Wynette on The Tonight Show.
1969 Johnny Cash recorded a session with Bob Dylan in Nashville. The only duet released from that session was "Girl From the North Country."
1965 - "Tennessee Waltz" was declared Tennessee's official state song.
Bryan White - singer, "Someone Else's Star," "Look at Me Now," "I'm Not Supposed to Love You Anymore"
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