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Lyle Lovett Breaks His Leg – Trace Adkins Sings A Song – Today In Country Music History

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill perform live in concert at the Rod Laver Arena on March 20, 2012, in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Martin Philbey/Getty Images for Danda Films)

Trace Adkins sang one of his biggest hits during the season finale of NBC’s The Celebrity Apprentice on this date in 2008, do you remember what song it was?

Lyle Lovett broke his leg in 20 places on this date in 2002.

And Tim McGraw Let It Go in 2007.

Click through for the complete list for Today In Country Music History for 27 March, 2012.

  • Trace Adkins sang “You’re Gonna Miss This” during the season finale of the NBC series The Celebrity Apprentice, won by his opponent, Piers Morgan, in 2008. Eddie Montgomery, Dean Sams and Ronnie Milsap all made cameo appearances on the show.
  • Tim McGraw‘s Let It Go album was released in 2007.
  • Lyle Lovett‘s leg was broken in 20 places when he was trampled by a bull while working on his uncle’s Texas ranch in 2002.
  • Shania Twain‘s Come On Over album was certified for shipments of 19 million units, the highest total ever awarded a country album, in 2002.
  • Kenny Chesney started a six-week stay at the top of the Billboard country chart with “How Forever Feels” in 1999.
  • Gene Autry, who sold the California Angels baseball team to Disney, was honored with a bronze statue as Anaheim Stadium was re-opened after a major renovation in 1998.
  • Travis Tritt‘s Ten Feet Tall And Bulletproof album went double-platinum, while The Restless Kind was certified gold in 1997.
  • Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn shared the top spot in Billboard with “After The Fire Is Gone” in 1971.
  • Restless Heart‘s self-titled debut album was released in 1985.
  • Elvis Presley recorded “Burnin’ Love” in 1972.
  • Roger Miller‘s “King Of The Road” hit Number One on the country singles chart in 1965.
  • Red Foley recorded the first million-selling gospel song with “Peace In The Valley” in 1951.

Let’s all snap our fingers along with Roger for a minute or two.

 

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