Sugarland “Throws Their Hat In” This Day In Country Music – August 24th
2008 - Sugarland performs "Want To" and "All I Want To Do" at a Green Sunday concert at Red Rocks Amphitheater near Denver. Associated with the Democratic National Convention, the show also features Sheryl Crow and Dave Matthews
2007 - Toby Keith is joined by Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry for a version of "Mystery Train" during a show at the Darien Lake Theme Resort Park near Buffalo, New York. The performance is captured by ABC-TV for the two-hour special "Elvis: Viva Las Vegas"
2004 - Curb releases Tim McGraw's "Live Like You Were Dying" album and releases the title track as a digital single
2001 - June Carter Cash undergoes surgery to have a pacemaker installed
2000 - Faith Hill's "Breathe" becomes her second gold single
1985 - Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers share the #1 position in Billboard with "Real Love"
1977 - Johnny Paycheck records the David Allan Coe-penned "Take This Job And Shove It" at Nashville's Columbia Recording Studio
1977 - Waylon Jennings is arrested in the middle of a recording session, along with his secretary, Lori Evans, on charges of conspiracy to possess and distribute cocaine. The event inspires his song "Don't You Think This Outlaw Bit's Done Got Out Of Hand"
1970 - Kristyn Osborn born near Magna, Utah. She joins sisters Kassidy and Kelsi to form SHeDAISY, whose pop-tinged harmonies lead them to a series of country hits, beginning with the release of their 1999 debut album
1963 - Bobby Bare records "500 Miles Away From Home" in the a.m. at Nashville's RCA Studio B