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“How Do You Get To Madison Square Garden?” This Day In Country Music – October 21st

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2009 – Brad Paisley performs at New York’s prestigious Madison Square Garden for the first time. Joining him on the bill: Dierks Bentley and Jimmy Wayne.


2004 – Toby Keith receives his second quadruple-platinum album, for “Shock’n Y’all”.


2001 – A Country Freedom Concert in Nashville rallies citizens after the September terrorist attacks. Appearing: George Strait, Alan Jackson, Brooks & Dunn, Martina McBride, Lonestar, Hank Williams Jr., Tim McGraw, Trisha Yearwood, Vince Gill and Lee Ann Womack.


1999 – The Dixie Chicks’ “Wide Open Spaces” album reaches 8 million in shipments.


1994 – “Always On My Mind” becomes Willie Nelson’s second quadruple-platinum album.


1994 – Suzy Bogguss and Chet Atkins play Carnegie Hall in New York.


1988 – Warner Bros. releases Randy Travis’ “Deeper Than The Holler”.


1987 – Exactly six months after its release, Dwight Yoakam’s “Hillbilly Deluxe” receives a gold album.


1967 – The Music City News presents its first annual awards at Ernest Tubb’s Record Shop. Merle Haggard wins Favorite Male Artist, and Loretta Lynn wins Favorite Female Artist.


1915 – Record producer Owen Bradley born in Westmoreland, Tennessee. He establishes the first recording studio on what becomes Music Row, heads Decca, and produces Patsy Cline, Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn, among others, joining the Country Music Hall of Fame.



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