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Reba Has A Milestone Birthday, Hank Williams Jr. Sings About Women – Today In Country Music History

Hank Williams Jr. performs during Music Builds: the CMT Disaster Relief Concert on May 12, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for CMT)

Love and Theft made their first appearance on the Grand Ole Opry stage on this date in 2009, Reba McEntire was serenaded by Ronnie Dunn, Vince Gill, Terri Clark and more at her XXth Birthday Party in 2005 and Hank Williams Jr. told the world how wonderful the women in Texas were back in 1981.

Click through for the complete list for Today In Country Music History for 28 March, 2012.

  • Love And Theft made their Grand Ole Opry debut in 2009.
  • Reba McEntire was toasted with a surprise 50th birthday party at a club inside Nashville’s Gaylord Entertainment Center in 2005. She was serenaded by Ronnie Dunn, Steve Wariner, Vince Gill and Terri Clark with a band assembled by producer Tony Brown.
  • Carolyn Dawn Johnson married Matt Fisher in Banff, Alberta in 2003.
  • The O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack went platinum in 2001. Produced by T Bone Burnett, it featured Emmylou Harris, Ralph Stanley, The Soggy Bottom Boys, Alison Krauss, Harry McClintock, Gillian Welch, John Hartford and The Cox Family.
  • Reba McEntire went to the top of the Billboard chart with “Is There Life Out There” in 1992.
  • Hank Williams Jr.‘s “Texas Women” hit Number One on the Billboard country chart in 1981.
  • Tom T. Hall rejoined the Grand Ole Opry in 1980.

There are never enough songs about the women of Texas. Here’s Hank Jr.’s take.

 

 

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