One Of The Top 2-Step Songs Hits #1 This Day In Country Music – May 9th (Video)
Buckle polishing, belly rubbin', boot scootin', 2-steppin'...
Whatever you call it, I know from experience that when you play "Neon Moon" by Brooks & Dunn it will fill the dance floor. This day In 1992 it hit #1 and has been a club hit ever since.
2011 - Thompson Square earns a platinum single for "Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not".
2010 - Blake Shelton proposes to Miranda Lambert in the woods near her home in Tishomingo, Oklahoma. She says yes.
2008 - Sara Evans' collaboration with Maroon 5 on "CMT Crossroads" premieres. The installment includes performances of the Stevie Nicks & Don Henley hit "Leather And Lace" and Evans' "I Could Not Ask For More".
2005 - A barefoot Kenny Chesney marries actress Renee Zellweger in the Virgin Islands. The couple first met in January during taping of the NBC special "Tsunami Aid: A Concert Of Hope".
2001 - "I Hope You Dance" wins three honors--Single Record, Song and Vocal Event of the Year--for Lee Ann Womack and backing vocalists Sons of the Desert during the 36th annual Academy of Country Music awards on CBS from Los Angeles' Universal Amphitheatre.
1992 - Brooks & Dunn's "Neon Moon" hits #1 on the Billboard country singles chart.
1989 - After dropping out of Northeast Louisiana University, Tim McGraw moves to Nashville. On his first day in town, he hears "Indian Outlaw," destined to become his first hit single. He also meets songwriter Craig Wiseman, who writes several future McGraw hits.
1989 - Keith Whitley dies from alcohol poisoning at his home in Nashville. The rich-voiced husband of Lorrie Morgan was on an upswing behind the singles "Don't Close Your Eyes," "When You Say Nothing At All" and "I'm No Stranger To The Rain".
1968 - Merle Haggard records "Mama Tried" at the Capitol Recording Studio in Hollywood, with Glen Campbell joining the band on the session.
1928 - The Carter Family records its theme song, "Keep On The Sunny Side," plus "Little Darling, Pal Of Mine" and "Anchored In Love" at the Victor Studio in Camden, New Jersey.