Living in the Promiseland This Day in Country Music – June 28th (Video)
2012 – The Band Perry is the subject of a bobblehead night… at a minor-league baseball game at Pioneer Park in Greeneville, Tennessee. The band throws out the first pitch before the hometown Astros defeat the Danville Braves, 5-2.
2010 – “Hillbilly Bone,” Blake Shelton’s collaboration with Trace Adkins, earns a gold single.
2007 – Brad Paisley’s “Online” video, featuring guest appearances by Taylor Swift and Kellie Pickler, debuts on CMT.
2005 – MCA releases George Strait’s “Somewhere Down In Texas” album.
2003 – Joe Don Rooney has the first bare backside displayed on CMT, as Rascal Flatts’ “I Melt” debuts on “Most Wanted Live”.
1986 – Kellie Pickler is born in Albemarle, North Carolina. She parlays exposure on FOX’s “American Idol” into a recording career, earning a gold debut album and several hits, led by “Red High Heels.” She also wins “Dancing With The Stars” in 2013.
1986 – Willie Nelson journeys to #1 in Billboard with “Living In The Promiseland”.
1985 – Gary Morris makes history as the first singer to perform opera on the Grand Ole Opry, with a selection from “La Boheme”.
1980 – The Oak Ridge Boys top the Billboard country chart with “Trying To Love Two Women”.
1966 – Merle Haggard records “The Bottle Let Me Down” at the Capitol Recording Studios near Hollywood & Vine in Los Angeles.
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