Emmylou Harris Makes It Into The Hall Of Fame, Toby Keith Has A Question – Today In Country Music History
Emmylou Harris became a Hall of Famer in 2008, Gretchen Wilson showed us her Redneck side in 2004 and Toby Keith had a question for us back in 2000.
Here’s the list for Today In Country Music History for 27 April, 2012.
- Shania Twain mentored the final six contestants on FOX-TV’s American Idol in 2010.
- Emmylou Harris and Ernest “Pop” Stoneman were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame during a medallion ceremony in Nashville in 2008.
- Gretchen Wilson‘s debut single, “Redneck Woman,” was shipped to retail in 2004.
- Loretta Lynn‘s Van Lear Rose album, produced by White Stripes rocker Jack White, was released in 2004.
- Monticello, Georgia, renamed Highway 83 the Trisha Yearwood Parkway, honoring its most famous former resident, in 2001.
- Toby Keith earned a gold album for How Do You Like Me Now?! in 2000.
- George Strait‘s Always Never The Same album was certified gold and platinum simultaneously in 1999.
- Tracy Byrd‘s self-titled debut album was released in 1993.
- Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris performed together for the first time during a taping of the syndicated Dolly TV show in 1976.
- Waylon Jennings‘ first Number One single, “This Time,” charted in 1974.
- Hank Snow‘s “Hello Love” became his last Number One single in 1974.
- Dolly Parton recorded her classic “Coat Of Many Colors” in 1971.
- Merle Haggard‘s “The Legend Of Bonnie And Clyde” went to Number One in Billboard in 1968.
- Bob Wills recorded the classic single “Faded Love” in 1950.
Here’s Toby Keith from 2000.
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