A Big Day For Passionate Kisses This Day In Country Music – March 1st
2010 – Carrie Underwood has a guest role on the CBS sitcom “How I Met Your Mother”.
2009 – Clint Black is a contestant as “The Celebrity Apprentice” begins a new season on NBC. Other participants, required to bake and sell cupcakes in the opener, include Scott Hamilton, Brian McKnight, Dennis Rodman and Joan and Melissa Rivers.
2007 – Jake Owen’s “Startin’ With Me” video debuts on CMT.
2005 – “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere,” Alan Jackson’s collaboration with Jimmy Buffett, is certified gold.
1994 – “Passionate Kisses” wins twice during the 36th annual Grammy awards–earning Best Country Song for Lucinda Williams and Best Country Vocal Performance, Female, for Mary Chapin Carpenter–at New York’s Radio City Music Hall.
1980 – Waylon Jennings reaches the top of the Billboard country chart with the Rodney Crowell-penned “I Ain’t Living Long Like This”.
1968 – Johnny Cash marries June Carter at the Methodist Church in Franklin, Kentucky. Carter’s “Ring Of Fire” co-writer Merle Kilgore is best man. Carlene Carter’s $1-a-week allowance, earned by mowing the lawn, rises to $10-a-week.
1957 – The Everly Brothers record “Bye Bye Love” and “I Wonder If I Care As Much” at the Methodist Television, Radio and Film Commission in Nashville.
1954 – Janis Oliver born in Torrance, California. She joins younger sister Kristine to form Sweethearts Of The Rodeo, who rise in the 1980s behind a rockabilly-tinged sound. By that time, her last name is changed, following her marriage to Vince Gill.
1949 – Hank Williams records “Mind Your Own Business,” “Honky Tonk Blues,” “You’re Gonna Change (Or I’m Gonna Leave)” and “Lost Highway” at the Castle Recording Studio in Nashville. He records the final version of “Honky Tonk Blues” more than 20 months later