Hank Williams Sr. and Jr. Sing Together This Day in Country Music – October 9th (Video)
1989 – The pairing of Hank Williams Jr. with Hank Sr. on “There’s A Tear In My Beer” wins two honors during the 23rd annual Country Music Association awardsImpressing those in attendance at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry House: Vocal Event and Music Video of the Year, directed by Ethan Russell.
2009 – Taylor Swift’s “Fifteen” video premieres on CMT.
2007 – LeAnn Rimes is joined by pop singer Joss Stone to shoot an episode of “CMT Crossroads” in Franklin, Tennessee. The performance includes a duet version of “Nothin’ Better To Do”.
1993 – Scotty McCreery born in Garner, North Carolina. He wins “American Idol” in 2011, leading to the release of his first album, “Clear As Day,” within months.
1993 – Vince Gill’s “One More Last Chance” tops the Billboard country singles chart.
1992 – Arista releases Alan Jackson’s “A Lot About Livin’ (And A Little ‘Bout Love)” album.
1982 – Merle Haggard & George Jones take a Willie Nelson song, “Yesterday’s Wine,” to #1 on the Billboard country chart.
1978 – Dolly Parton’s dress splits as she walks off with the Country Music Association’s Entertainer of the Year award during the 12th annual ceremony at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry House.
1977 – The Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame inducts Kris Kristofferson, Woody Guthrie, Merle Haggard and Johnny Cash.
1973 – Singer-songwriter Tommy Shane Steiner born in Austin, Texas. Emerging from a rodeo family, he scores a hit with his 2002 debut single, “What If She’s An Angel”.
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