One Order of Hot Buns This Day in Country Music – June 28th (Video)
It didn’t mean much to me but millions of female country music fans were pretty fired up when Rascal Flatts’ Joe Don Rooney debuts his butt on national TV.
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 born in Albemarle, North Carolina. After gaining national exposure on the FOX-TV show “American Idol,” she finds immediate success in country with a gold debut album and a hit on her first single, “Red High Heels”.
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 Studio in Hollywood.
1940 – The movie “Grand Ole Opry” debuts at Nashville’s Paramount Theater, starring Roy Acuff. Also appearing: Uncle Dave Macon and Opry founder George D. Hay.