Live From New York It’s Dolly, This Day in Country Music – April 15th (video)
1989 – Dolly Parton is the guest host and musical guest on “Saturday Night Live.” She sings “Why’d You Come In Here Lookin’ Like That”.
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2008 – Capitol releases the self-titled debut album by Lady Antebellum.
2004 – Big & Rich stage a parade in Nashville as they shoot the video to “Save A Horse (Ride A Cowboy).” Also taking part: Gretchen Wilson, Gary Chapman and the Atlanta Falcons cheerleaders.
2003 – Tracy and Becca Lawrence welcome daughter #2: Mary Keagan Lawrence.
1999 – Vince Gill’s Volvo is rear-ended on West End Avenue in Nashville, causing a three-car collision. While handling the paperwork, the driver who hit Gill’s car gives him a tape, hoping Gill will record one of his songs.
1998 – CMT airs the first live concert in the network’s history, featuring Faith Hill, plus Tim McGraw, Vince Gill and singer-songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman.
1996 – Clay Walker is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis by a Houston doctor, after seeking an examination for numbness in his fingers. He is told–incorrectly, it turns out–that he will be in a wheelchair within four years, dead within eight.
1981 – Ronnie Milsap records “I Wouldn’t Have Missed It For The World”.
1963 – Decca releases Patsy Cline’s “Sweet Dreams (Of You),” five weeks after her death in a plane crash.
1933 – Roy Clark is born in Meherrin, Virginia. The co-host of “Hee Haw,” his vocal and instrumental skills bring him hits from 1963-1976, plus the CMA’s Entertainer of the Year award and membership in the Country Music Hall of Fame.
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