Sisters Reunite for a Concert First This Day in Country Music – September 20th (Video)
1988 – Crystal Gayle and Loretta Lynn play a concert together for the first time.
2011 – Vince Gill and Sting shoot an edition of “CMT Crossroads” at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. Included in the set list: “Liza Jane,” “Whenever You Come Around” and “Let It Be Me”.
2010 – Capitol releases Lady Antebellum’s single “Hello World” to radio.
2007 – Carrie Underwood’s “So Small” video debuts on CMT.
2002 – Lynchburg, Virginia, names a street after hometown boy Phil Vassar when he performs in the city. Lynchburg also proclaims Phil Vassar Day and presents him with a key to the city.
2002 – Toby Keith’s “Who’s Your Daddy?” video premieres on CMT.
1997 – During an appearance on the Grand Ole Opry, Johnny Paycheck receives an invitation from Opry general manager Bob Whittaker to join the cast.
1992 – Charlie Daniels hosts Volunteer Jam XV at Nashville’s Starwood Amphitheater. It features Eddie Rabbitt, Paulette Carlson, Suzy Bogguss, Jo-El Sonnier, Pirates Of The Mississippi, Confederate Railroad, The Oak Ridge Boys, Little Feat, Hal Ketchum, Poco and The Desert Rose Band, among others.
1973 – A day after Gram Parsons died, his body is stolen during transfer at the Los Angeles International Airport, then taken to Joshua Tree, where it is burned, in accordance with his request. Road manager Phil Kaufman is among two charged with the crime.
1955 – Tennessee Ernie Ford records the Merle Travis-written “Sixteen Tons” at the Capitol Recording Studio on Melrose Avenue in Hollywood.