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Lady Antebellum Says Hello, Tennessee Ernie Ford Loads Coal – Today In Country Music History

Justin Moore with his daughter performs onstage during the Stagecoach Country Music Festival on April 28, 2012 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Stagecoach)

The world said, “Hello” to Lady Antebellum on this date in 2010, Justin Moore sang the national anthem in 2009, Tennessee Ernie Ford loaded 16 tons of coal in 1955 and more. Here’s the list for Today In Country Music History for 20 September, 2012.

  • Lady Antebellum‘s single “Hello World” was released to radio in 2010.
  • Justin Moore sang the national anthem at Lambeau Field in Green Bay in 2009, where the Cincinnati Bengals defeated the Packers, 31-24.
  • Lynchburg, Virginia, named a street after hometown boy Phil Vassar when he performed in the city in 2002. Lynchburg also proclaimed Phil Vassar Day, and presented him with a key to the city.
  • Montgomery Gentry received keys to the city of Louisville, Kentucky in 2002, as Eddie Montgomery and Troy Gentry were named honorary citizens.
  • During an appearance on the Grand Ole Opry in 1997, Johnny Paycheck received an invitation from Opry general manager Bob Whittaker to join the cast.
  • Crystal Gayle and Loretta Lynn played a concert together for the first time in 1988.
  • Jim Croce died in a plane crash following a concert in Natchitoches, Louisiana, in 1973.
  • Tennessee Ernie Ford recorded “You Don’t Have To Be A Baby To Cry” and his Number One hit “Sixteen Tons” in 1955.

 

 

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