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The Grand Ole Opry Goes To Carnegie Hall, Keith Urban Goes To Extremes – Today In Country Music History

(L-R) Keith Urban and Zac Brown perform during the 46th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 1, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Keith Urban was extremely on television on this date in 2010, the Grand Ole Opry went to Carnegie Hall in 2005, Kenny Rogers gambled and won in 1978 and more.

Here’s the list for Today In Country Music History for 14 November, 2012.

  • Keith Urban, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie Underwood‘s Grand Ole Opry performance of “Temporary Home” were featured in ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, centered on the restoration of Nashville’s Lighthouse Christian School, in 2010.

 

  • Clay Walker got engaged to Jessica Craig at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Galveston, Texas in 2006.

 

  • Jack Ingram‘s “Lips Of An Angel” was released to radio in 2006.

 

 

  • The Grand Ole Opry held a show at Carnegie Hall, with Trace Adkins, Alan Jackson, Vince Gill, Alison Krauss + Union Station, Little Jimmy Dickens, Trisha Yearwood, Martina McBride, Bill Anderson, Brad Paisley, Charley Pride and Ricky Skaggs in 2005.

 

  • Garth Brooks: Coast To Coast Live aired on CBS-TV in 2001.

 

  • Vince Gill‘s When I Call Your Name album was released in 1989.

 

  • Kenny RogersThe Gambler album was released in 1978.

 

  • Crystal Gayle received her first gold single and album, for “Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue” and “We Must Believe In Magic” in 1977.

 

  • The Carlisles made their first Grand Ole Opry appearance as members in 1953.

 

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