Trace Adkins Hits The Big Screen, Eddie Rabbitt Loves Rainy Nights – Today In Country Music History
It was on this date in 2011 that Trace Adkins and several of his on-screen friends attended the premiere of The Lincoln Lawyer in Los Angeles, Little Big Town picked up their first gold record in 2006 and Eddie Rabbitt’s song about driving on a rainy night was certified gold in 1981.
Click through for the complete list for Today In Country Music History for 10 March, 2012.
- Trace Adkins attended the premiere of The Lincoln Lawyer in Los Angeles in 2011 along with Matthew McConaughey, Ryan Phillippe and William H. Macy.
- Trace Adkins topped the Billboard country chart with “Ladies Love Country Boys” in 2007.
- Little Big Town picked up its first gold album for The Road To Here in 2006.
- During a show in London, Dixie Chick Natalie Maines told the crowd, “We’re ashamed the President of the United States is from Texas,” in 2003. As a result, many U.S. radio stations stop playing Chicks music as the nation prepared for war in Iraq.
- Diamond Rio‘s “One More Day” hit Number One on the country singles chart in 2001.
- Vince Gill and Amy Grant were married in Nashville in 2000.
- Eddie Rabbitt‘s “I Love A Rainy Night” was certified gold in 1981.
- James Brown made a guest appearance on the Grand Ole Opry in 1979.
- Tammy Wynette topped the Billboard country singles chart with “‘Til I Get It Right” in 1973.
- Ernest Tubb and Loretta Lynn recorded their first duet for Decca, “Love Was Right Here All The Time,” as well as the Top 20 single, “Mr. & Mrs. Used To Be,” in 1964.
- Patsy Cline was buried in her hometown of Winchester, Virginia in 1963.
In the video below, Trace Adkins talks about the pros and cons of being in The Lincoln Lawyer.
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