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This Day in Country Music – May 2nd

  • 2014 Carrie Underwood writes “Something In The Water” with Chris DeStefano and Brett James in Tennessee, weaving in an “I Saw The Light” reference and a section of “Amazing Grace”
  • 2011 Capitol releases Lady Antebellum’s “Just A Kiss” to radio
  • 1998 Shania Twain nails down the #1 position in Billboard with “You’re Still The One”
  • 1985 Columbia releases the “Highwayman” album, teaming Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson

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This Day in Country Music – May 1st

  • 2012 Arista releases the Carrie Underwood album “Blown Away”
  • 2008 George Strait picks up a gold album for “Troubadour”
  • 1999 Dixie Chick Emily Erwin marries Charlie Robison at a West Texas ranch. Fellow Chick Natalie Maines meets future husband Adrian Pasdar at the ceremony
  • 1969 Johnny Cash and Bob Dylan tape the first installment of “The Johnny Cash Show” at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. In the audience: future singer/songwriter John Hiatt

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This Day in Country Music – April 30th

  • 2013 Keith Urban records “Little Bit Of Everything” with producer Nathan Chapman at Nashville’s Blackbird Studio
  • 2000 The third George Strait stadium festival tour becomes the first concert held at Nashville’s Adelphia Coliseum. On the bill: Tim McGraw, Martina McBride, Kenny Chesney, Lee Ann Womack, Mark Chesnutt, Asleep At The Wheel and Billy Gilman
  • 1994 Faith Hill’s remake of “Piece Of My Heart” ascends to the #1 spot on the Billboard country singles chart
  • 1981 George Jones wins three times in the 16th Academy Of Country Music awards at Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium. Jones takes Top Male Vocalist, and “He Stopped Loving Her Today”–written by Bobby Braddock and Curly Putman–is Song and Single Record of the Year

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This Day in Country Music – April 29th

– 2013 Hunter Hayes’ “I Want Crazy” video debuts on CMT

– 2009 Keith Urban’s “Kiss A Girl” video debuts on CMT.com

– 2002 Alison Krauss + Union Station begin a two-night stand at the Palace Theater in Louisville, Kentucky. The shows are recorded for a concert album, “Alison Krauss + Union Station – Live”

– 1992 Billy Dean is one of seven double-winners in the 27th annual Academy Of Country Music awards, aired by NBC from Los Angeles’ Universal Amphitheatre. He takes Top New Male Vocalist and Song of the Year, for “Somewhere In My Broken Heart”

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This Day in Country Music – April 28th

– 2009 Jason Aldean earns a gold single for “She’s Country”

– 2005 CMT premieres the videos for Sugarland’s “Something More,” Jamie O’Neal’s “Somebody’s Hero” and Jason Aldean’s “Hicktown”

– 2005 Eddie Montgomery loses his footing when he steps on a speaker cabinet during the third song in a Montgomery Gentry show in Asheville, North Carolina. After the band’s 90-minute set, he has X-rays and discovers he’s broken his left wrist

– 2001 Brooks & Dunn begin a six-week romp at #1 on the Billboard country chart with “Ain’t Nothing ‘Bout You”

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This Day in Country Music – April 27th

– 2012 The videos for Dustin Lynch’s “Cowboys And Angels,” Easton Corbin’s “Lovin’ You Is Fun” and Thomas Rhett’s “Something To Do With My Hands” debut on CMT

– 2010 Shania Twain mentors the final six contestants on FOX-TV’s “American Idol,” including Casey James. The episode’s set list includes “You’ve Got A Way,” “Any Man Of Mine,” “No One Needs To Know” and “You’re Still The One”

– 2008 Emmylou Harris and Ernest “Pop” Stoneman are inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame during a medallion ceremony in Nashville

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This Day in Country Music – April 26th

– 2009 Clint Black wins $20,000 for charity as the project manager for the winning team on an episode of NBC’s “The Celebrity Apprentice.” The task: develop a four-page advertorial for Right Guard

– 2005 Carrie Underwood covers Martina McBride for the second time during season four of “American Idol,” performing “When God-Fearin’ Women Get The Blues”

– 1997 George Strait begins a five-week stay at the top of the Billboard country chart with “One Night At A Time”

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This Day in Country Music – April 25th

  • 2012 Brad Paisley appears on an episode of the animated Comedy Central series “South Park,” singing the national anthem at a fictitious Denver Nuggets basketball game and performing “I Swear” with Cartman
  • 2009 Diamond Rio’s Jimmy Olander runs 13.1 miles in the Country Music Marathon and Half-Marathon in two hours, 10 minutes. Marty Roe completes it in 2:20 and The Dancehall Doctors’ Jeff McMahon does it in 3:36
  • 1990 Clint Black claims four trophies in the 25th annual Academy Of Country Music awards on NBC from Hollywood’s Pantages Theatre: Top Male and New Male Vocalist; Album of the Year, for “Killin’ Time”; and Single Record of the Year, for “A Better Man”

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This Day in Country Music- April 24th

– 2012, Curb releases Lee Brice’s “Hard To Love” to radio

– 2008, Toby Keith has a performance at a base in Kandahar, Afghanistan, interrupted by mortar fire as he plays for 2,500 troops in his sixth USO tour

– 1993, Sammy Kershaw picks up a #1 country single in Billboard magazine with “She Don’t Know She’s Beautiful”

– 1993, Willie Nelson holds Farm Aid VI in Ames, Iowa, with Sawyer Brown, Martina McBride, The Kentucky HeadHunters, Marty Stuart, Dwight Yoakam, Ringo Starr, Waylon Jennings, Bryan Adams, Paul Simon, Travis Tritt, Ricky Van Shelton and others

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This Day in Country Music- April 23rd

– 2012, Carrie Underwood is the leading contender in the CMT Music Awards as she picks up five nominations, including two for “Good Girl” and two for the Brad Paisley collaboration “Remind Me”

– 2006, Rascal Flatts guitarist Joe Don Rooney marries Tiffany Fallon at the One & Only Palmilla in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico

– 1996, Bryan White meets “Second Noah” actress Erika Page for the first time during the Sizzlin’ Country concert for cystic fibrosis in Los Angeles. They begin dating a year later and marry in 2000

– 1992, A 13-mile stretch of Mississippi Highway 23 is renamed for Tammy Wynette

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