Doctor Hootie, Calling Doctor Hootie. This Day In Country Music – May 20th (Video)
2011 – Darius Rucker receives an honorary doctorate and delivers the commencement speech at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.
2009 – Buddy Miller receives five nominations for the Americana Honors & Awards. Julie Miller and Justin Townes Earle pick up three apiece.
2006 – Charlie Daniels performs the national anthem at Shea Stadium when the New York Mets baseball team hosts the cross-town Yankees. The Yanks win, 5-4.
2006 – Jack Ingram makes his first appearance at the top of the Billboard chart with “Wherever You Are”.
2005 – The Oak Ridge Boys perform the national anthem at Shea Stadium when the New York Mets host the cross-town Yankees. The Yanks win, 5-2.
2004 – Trace Adkins’ “Rough & Ready” video premieres on CMT, with Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the piece.
2000 – Faith Hill’s “The Way You Love Me” begins a four-week ride at #1 on the Billboard country chart.
1998 – Vince Gill’s “If You Ever Have Forever In Mind” video debuts on CMT.
1994 – “Maverick” makes its theater debut, hitting #1 in its first week of release, with cameo appearances by Kathy Mattea, Hal Ketchum, Waylon Jennings, Vince Gill, Janis Gill, Carlene Carter, Reba McEntire and Clint Black.
1980 – RCA releases Alabama’s first charted album, “My Home’s In Alabama”.
1957 – Marty Robbins is in fashion: “A White Sport Coat (And A Pink Carnation)” takes the #1 spot on the Billboard country singles chart.