A song of true love!  Possibly a foreshadowing of what was to come for the Texas Music rebel and the Dixie Chick.  Still one of my favorites from Charlie Robison!

 

2010 - Rascal Flatts sings the national anthem before the Kentucky Derby at Louisville's Churchill Downs. Little Big Town, Smokey Robinson and Terry Bradshaw attend the race, won by Super Saver.

 

2009 - Dierks Bentley performs in Australia for the first time, opening for Brooks & Dunn in Perth.

 

2008 - George Strait picks up a gold album for "Troubadour".

 

1999 - Dixie Chick Emily Erwin marries fellow artist Charlie Robison at a West Texas ranch. Fellow Chick Natalie Maines meets future husband Adrian Pasdar at the ceremony.

1993 - Charley Pride joins the Grand Ole Opry.

 

1989 - Universal Records releases The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's "Will The Circle Be Unbroken, Vol. 2".

 

1982 - "Mountain Music" peaks at #1 for Alabama on the Billboard country singles chart.

 

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.

 

1967 - Elvis Presley marries Priscilla Beaulieu at the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas.

 

1967 - Tim McGraw born in Delhi, Louisiana. Married to Faith Hill in 1996, his ear for outstanding songs gains him multi-platinum albums, 15 years of hits and a stellar record of ticket sales, plus a side career in movies.

 

1929 - Sonny James born in Hackleburg, Alabama. Nicknamed the Southern Gentleman for his amiable personality, he registers 16 straight #1 singles from 1967-1972, including "Running Bear" and "Heaven Says Hello." He also produces Marie Osmond's "Paper Roses".