It’s A Hall Of Fame Kinda Day This Day In Country Music – October 24th
2010 – Don Williams and Jimmy Dean are inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
2006 – Big Machine releases Taylor Swift’s self-titled debut album.
2006 – Trace Adkins performs the national anthem before Game 3 of the World Series and Jo Dee Messina delivers “God Bless America” during the seventh-inning stretch at St. Louis’ Busch Stadium. The Cardinals defeat the Detroit Tigers.
2006 – Montgomery Gentry, Sheryl Crow and Brad Paisley tape performances for CBS’ “I Walk The Line: A Night For Johnny Cash” at Los Angeles’ Pantages Theatre. They sing “Get Rhythm,” “Ring Of Fire” and “Folsom Prison Blues,” respectively.
2002 – LeAnn Rimes sings the national anthem prior to Game 5 of the World Series at San Francisco’s Pac Bell Park, where the Giants stomp the Anaheim Angels, 16-4.
2000 – Neal McCoy and his wife, Melinda, renew their wedding vows on their 20th anniversary at the Graceland Chapel in Las Vegas with an Elvis Presley impersonator officiating.
2000 – Virgin releases Chris Cagle’s debut album, “Play It Loud”.
1992 – Wynonna’s “No One Else On Earth” kicks off a four-week ride at #1 in Billboard.
1991 – Garth Brooks’ “No Fences” is the first country album certified for shipments of more than 5 million copies.
1980 – Eddie Rabbitt earns the first two gold albums of his career, for “Horizon” and “The Best Of Eddie Rabbitt”.