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Toby Keith Strikes Gold, Emmylou Harris Plays Carnegie Hall – Today In Country Music History [VIDEO]

Toby Keith’s American Soldier and As Good As I Once Was were both certified gold on this date in 2005, Emmylou Harris performed at Carnegie Hall in 2003 and Roger Miller passed away in 1992.

Here’s the list for Today In Country Music History for 25 October, 2011.

  • Taylor Swift‘s album Speak Now was released in 2010.
  • Craig Morgan became a member of the Grand Ole Opry in 2008.
  • The Toby Keith singles “American Soldier” and “As Good As I Once Was” were certified gold in 2005.
  • Emmylou Harris performed at Carnegie Hall in New York in 2003.
  • Gary Allan took the top spot in Billboard with “Tough Little Boys” in 2003.
  • Tim McGraw‘s “Everywhere” climbed to Number One in Billboard in 1997.
  • The Dixie Chicks made their chart debut with “I Can Love You Better” in 1997.
  • Roger Miller died at the age of 56 in Los Angeles in 1992.
  • Alabama became the first country group to go triple-platinum, with the Feels So Right and Mountain Music albums each certified for shipment of three million copies in 1984.

Here’s a classic Roger Miller tune. In fact, this may be the first one I ever heard.

 

 

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Dave D.

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