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Dolly Parton, Blake Shelton, Loretta Lynn – Today In Country Music History

Blake Shelton speaks onstage during ACM Presents: Girls' Night Out: Superstar Women of Country concert held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 4, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for ACM)

Dolly Parton got a Tony nomination in 2009, Blake Shelton made his Grand Ole Opry debut in 2001 and Loretta Lynn made the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine on this date. Can you guess the year?

Here’s the rundown for Today In Country Music History for 05 May, 2011.

  • Dolly Parton received a Tony nomination in New York for Best Original Score for 9 To 5: The Musical in 2009.
  • Blake Shelton made his debut on the Grand Ole Opry in 2001.
  • Tim McGraw and Faith Hill had their first baby, Gracie Katherine McGraw, in 1997.
  • Ronnie Milsap‘s Greatest Hits Volume 2 was certified platinum in 1989.
  • Vince and Janis Gill had a daughter, Jenny, in Los Angeles in 1982.
  • Loretta Lynn made the cover of Rolling Stone in 1977.
  • Claude King‘s Number One single “Wolverton Mountain” charted in 1962.

Dave D.

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