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Marty Stuart Goes Hillbilly, Trace Adkins Turns Ghostly – Today In Country Music History [VIDEO]

Tim McGraw arrives at Fox's "American Idol" season 10 finale results show held at Nokia Theatre LA Live on May 25, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Trace Adkins played a ghost in An American Carol on this date in 2008, Tim McGraw was number one on the charts in 1998 and Marty Stuart was singin’ Hillbilly Rock in 1989.

Here’s the list for Today In Country Music History for 03 October, 2011.

  • An American Carol debuted in movie theaters in 2008 with Trace Adkins playing a ghost in the political satire. Kelsey Grammer, Jon Voight, Dennis Hopper and Leslie Nielsen also starred in the film.
  • Tim McGraw claimed the top spot on the Billboard country chart with “Where The Green Grass Grows” in 1998.
  • Collin Raye‘s “In This Life” climbed to Number One on the Billboard country chart in 1992.
  • Marty Stuart‘s Hillbilly Rock album was released in 1989.
  • Alabama and Debbie Reynolds were featured on the season premiere of NBC’s Barbara Mandrell & The Mandrell Sisters in 1981.
  • Earl Scruggs suffered a fractured hip in an early-morning automobile accident 15 miles east of Knoxville, Tennessee in 1955. His wife, Louise, and sons Gary and Randy Scruggs were also hurt in the crash.
  • Hank Snow recorded the Number One single, “Let Me Go Lover,” in 1954.
  • Elvis Presley made his first public singing appearance at a talent contest in 1945.

I’m in a Hillbilly Rock kind of mood, how ’bout you?

 

 

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Dave D.

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