A Pocket Full Of Gold This Day In Country Music – March 5th (Video)
2009 – Taylor Swift makes her TV acting debut, stabbed in the heart with scissors on CBS’ “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”.
2007 – George Strait racks up eight nominations to top the ballot in the Academy of Country Music Awards, unveiled at Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame. Brooks & Dunn collects seven, and Ronnie Dunn garners another on his own.
2005 – Pat Green makes his Grand Ole Opry debut at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry House.
2004 – Epic releases Gretchen Wilson’s debut single, “Redneck Woman,” to radio. As she romps through its anthemic lyrics, Wilson namechecks redneck inspirations Charlie Daniels, Tanya Tucker and Hank Williams Jr..
1991 – MCA releases Vince Gill’s “Pocket Full Of Gold” album.
1986 – MCA releases Steve Earle’s “Guitar Town” album.
1976 – Johnny Cash records “One Piece At A Time” in Hendersonville at the House of Cash.
1973 – Alabama, billed as Wildcountry, makes its debut at The Bowery in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. They remain regulars at the club for the next seven years.
1963 – A plane crash in Camden, Tennessee, claims the lives of Patsy Cline, Cowboy Copas, Hawkshaw Hawkins and pilot Randy Hughes as they return to Nashville from a charity concert in Kansas City.
1960 – Elvis Presley is discharged from the Army.