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Gretchen Wilson, Trace Adkins, Steve Wariner – Today In Country Music History

Trace Adkins arrives at the "The Lincoln Lawyer" Los Angeles screening held at ArcLight Cinemas on March 10, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Gretchen Wilson showed up for the Party in 2004, Trace Adkins got married in 1997, Steve Wariner (One of my favorite musicians!) became a cast member of the Grand Ole Opry back in 1996.

Here’s the rundown for Today In Country Music History for 11 May, 2011.

  • Gretchen Wilson‘s debut album, Here For The Party, was released in 2004.
  • Trace Adkins married Rhonda Forlaw at Nashville’s Belle Meade Mansion in front of 800 people in 1997.
  • Faith Hill claimed her first gold award for her debut album, Take Me As I Am, in 1994.
  • George Strait‘s “If I Know Me” climbed to Number One on the Billboard country chart in 1991.
  • Lester Flatt died in Nashville, Tennessee at the age of 64 in 1979.
  • Steve Wariner became a Grand Ole Opry cast member in 1996.
  • The Everly Brothers debuted on the Grand Ole Opry in 1957.

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Dave D.

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