A Day in Music - March 1st

Today in country music history:

2010 - Carrie Underwood had a guest role on CBS's How I Met Your Mother.

2009 - Clint Black was a contestant on the season premiere of NBC's Celebrity Apprentice.

2007 - Jake Owen's video for "Startin' with Me" premiered.

2005 - Alan Jackson's collaboration with Jimmy Buffett on "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere" was certified gold.

2004 - Keith Urban sold out the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville in his first headlining concert of a major venue. Dierks Bentley, Jimmy Wayne and Emerson Drive were in the audience.

2001 – Collin Raye received the Artist Humanitarian Award from the Country Radio Broadcasters.

1994 - "Passionate Kisses" won two Grammy Awards -- one for Best Country Song for writer Lucinda Williams and the other for Best Country Vocal Performance, Female for Mary Chapin Carpenter.

1980 - Waylon Jennings reached the top of the country chart with "I Ain't Living Long Like This," written by Rodney Crowell.

1968 - Johnny Cash married June Carter at the Methodist Church in Franklin, Kentucky. Merle Kilgore was the best man.

1949 - Hank Williams recorded "Mind Your Own Business," "Honky Tonk Blues," "You're Gonna Change (Or I'm Gonna Leave)" and "Lost Highway" in Nashville.

 

Birthday:

Janis Oliver Cummins - singer, Sweethearts of the Rodeo, "Midnight Girl/Sunset Town," "Chains of Gold"

 

Image: Sony Music Nashville


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