Randy Travis in the Spotlight This Day in Country Music – October 24th (Video)
2012 – Randy Travis and The Avett Brothers shoot an installment of “CMT Crossroads” at The Factory in Franklin, Tennessee. The set list includes “Three Wooden Crosses,” “Diggin’ Up Bones,” “Deeper Than The Holler” and “Forever And Ever, Amen”.
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, 5-0.
2005 – 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.
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”.
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