Rascal Flatts Joins The Opry, Toby Keith Wonders Who’s That Man – Today In Country Music History
Rascal Flatts joined the Opry on this date in 2011, Jason Aldean was runnin’ wide open in 2008, Keith Urban was on a golden road in 2002 and more.
Here’s the list for Today In Country Music History for 08 October, 2012.
- Rascal Flatts joined the Grand Ole Opry in 2011.
- Craig Campbell sang “Family Man” during his Grand Ole Opry debut in 2010.
- Jason Aldean kicked off his first CMT-sponsored headlining tour at the Ramsey Center in Cullhowee, North Carolina in 2008.
- Keith Urban launched his first headlining tour, sponsored by CMT, at Emens Auditorium, in Muncie, Indiana in 2004.
- Keith Urban‘s Golden Road album was released in 2002.
- Toby Keith claimed the Number One spot on the Billboard chart with “Who’s That Man” in 1994.
- Tennessee Ernie Ford was elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1990.
- Hank Snow and Hubert Long were inducted into Country Music Hall of Fame in 1979.
- Jerry Lee Lewis recorded “Great Balls Of Fire” at the Sun Studios in Memphis in 1957.
- Ernest Tubb‘s “Slipping Around” began 17 consecutive weeks at Number One in 1949.
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