Country Goes to Margaritaville This Day in Country Music – May 29th (Video)
Jimmy Buffett is one of my all time favorite artists, so when he exploded onto the Country music scene with the help of some pretty big names, I was pretty excited. Check out this all star performance.
2010 – Taylor Swift headlines a stadium for the first time, at the Bayou Country Superfest at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge. Also appearing: Keith Urban, David Nail, Kellie Pickler and Gloriana.
2004 – George Strait, Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffett co-headline a rare country music stadium date at Texas Stadium in Irving. The threesome join voices on “Hey, Good Lookin'” and “Margaritaville”.
2004 – Gretchen Wilson’s debut single, “Redneck Woman,” begins a five-week command of the top spot in Billboard.
2001 – Arista releases Brad Paisley’s “Part II” album.
1998 – Chely Wright attends the senior prom in Altoona, Pennsylvania, as a guest of fan David Showalter.
1998 – Shania Twain launches her first major concert tour with a show in Sudbury, Ontario.
1998 – The movie “Hope Floats” opens, with Harry Connick Jr. and Sandra Bullock in the leading roles. The soundtrack includes Garth Brooks’ “To Make You Feel My Love,” plus Martina McBride, Bob Seger, Lila McCann, Deana Carter, The Mavericks and Trisha Yearwood.
1991 – Wynonna Judd begins recording her first solo album in Nashville.
1976 – Johnny Cash rides to #1 on the Billboard country chart with “One Piece At A Time”.
1962 – Jimmy Dean wins Best Country & Western Recording for “Big Bad John” during the fourth annual Grammy Awards.