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Tim McGraw Finds His Voice, Travis Tritt Gets Into Trouble – Today In Country Music History [VIDEO]

Scott Hamilton, Tracie Robinson, and Clint Black attend Music Builds: the CMT Disaster Relief Concert on May 12, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for CMT)

Tim McGraw found his Southern Voice on this date in 2009, Travis Tritt turned Trouble into gold in 1992 and Clint Black and Lisa Hartman got married in 1991.

Here’s the list for Today In Country Music History for 20 October, 2011.

  • Tim McGraw‘s Southern Voice album was released in 2009.
  • George Jones broke his right wrist in 2006 when he fell at the front door of producer Keith Stegall‘s Nashville studio, forcing the cancellation of three concerts.
  • Travis Tritt earned a gold album, for T-R-O-U-B-L-E, 1992.
  • Patty Loveless underwent vocal surgery for a leaking blood vessel at Vanderbilt University in 1992.
  • Clint Black married Lisa Hartman in 1991.
  • Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers Band charted a Number One on the Billboard country chart with “All The Gold In California” in 1979.
  • Del Reeves joined the Grand Ole Opry in 1966.
  • Leroy Van Dyke joined the Grand Ole Opry in 1962.
  • Ray Price‘s “City Lights” began its 13-week run at Number One in 1958.
  • Hank Williams signed a movie contract with MGM studios in 1951.

 

I’d be in big TROUBLE if I didn’t include this video! Here’s Clint and his blushing bride, Lisa Hartman-Black from 1999.

 

 

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Dave D.

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