Faith Hill and Emmylou Harris, Lady Antebellum, Alan Jackson – Today In Country Music History
Faith Hill and Emmylou Harris performed at the White House in 2010, Lady Antebellum went Lookin’ For A Good Time in 2008 and Alan Jackson had us all wishing it was 5:00 O’clock where we were back in 2003!
Here’s the rundown for Today In Country Music History for 02 June, 2011.
- Faith Hill and Emmylou Harris performed at the White House as Paul McCartney received the Library of Congress’ Gershwin Prize in 2010.
- Kellie Pickler earned her first gold single with “Red High Heels” in 2009.
- Lady Antebellum‘s “Lookin’ For A Good Time” was released to radio in 2008.
- Alan Jackson‘s duet with Jimmy Buffett, “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere,” was released to radio in 2003.
- Shania Twain‘s Come On Over album was certified for shipments of 11 million copies in 1999.
- Helen Carter of the Carter Sisters died at age 70 in 1998. She was the daughter of Maybelle Carter and the sister of Anita and June Carter.
- Hal Ketchum received the first gold album of his career for Past The Point Of Rescue in 1992.
- Martina McBride began her first major concert tour opening for Garth Brooks in Denver, Colorado in 1992.
- Mike Snider joined the Grand Ole Opry in 1990.
- Randy Travis‘ major label debut, Storms Of Life, was released in 1986.
- The Everly Brothers claimed the top of the Billboard country chart with “All I Have To Do Is Dream” in 1958.
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