Country Singer Faces and Defeats Hank Aaron and Willie Mays This Day in Country Music – October 29th (Video)
1956 – Charley Pride pitches four innings of shutout ball, as the Negro League All-Stars beat the Major League All-Stars–including Hank Aaron and Willie Mays–4-2.
2009 – Taylor Swift’s single “You Belong With Me” is certified gold, platinum and double-platinum.
2004 – Rascal Flatts’ “Feels Like Today” album receives simultaneous gold and platinum certification.
2002 – Lyric Street releases Rascal Flatts’ “Melt” album.
2001 – Alan Jackson records “Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turning)”.
1996 – Charlie Daniels holds Volunteer Jam XVI at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center in Nashville. The unplugged affair includes appearances by Lorrie Morgan, David Ball, Billy Ray Cyrus, Tracy Byrd, Tray Lawrence, John Berry, Randy Scruggs and BlackHawk.
1994 – Alan Jackson’s “Livin’ On Love” paints the #1 position on the Billboard country singles chart.
1990 – Vince Gill takes home his first gold album, for “When I Call Your Name”.
1983 – Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton spend the first of two weeks at #1 in Billboard with “Islands In The Stream”.
1982 – Alabama makes its Grand Ole Opry debut.