A Day in Music - February 23rd

Today in country music history:

2004 - Brad Paisley was the celebrity monarch for the Krewe of Orpheus Mardi Gras Parade in New Orleans.

2002 - LeAnn Rimes married ex-husband Dean Sheremet in Dallas.

2000 - The Dixie Chicks and Shania Twain were both two-time winners at the Grammy Awards.

1999 - Garth Brooks attended spring training camp with the San Diego Padres as a non-roster player.

1990 - Reba gave birth to her son Shelby at Nashville's West Side Hospital.

1985 - Mel McDaniel went to number one with "Baby's Got Her Blue Jeans On."

1983 - "Always on My Mind" won three Grammy Awards including Best Country Vocal Performance, Male for Willie Nelson.

1959 - Johnny Cash earned a number one hit with "Don't Take Your Guns to Town."

 

Birthday:

Steve Holy - singer, "Good Morning Beautiful," "Brand New Girlfriend"

 

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