Sugarland Was A Trio? This Day in Country Music – October 26th (Video)
1962 – Singer-songwriter Kristen Hall born in Gross Pointe, Michigan. She’s a founding member of the trio Sugarland, introduced in 2004, but leaves at the end of 2005 before the act reaches its peak.
2011 – Taylor Swift welcomes a surprise guest, Shawn Colvin, to sing “Sunny Came Home” during a concert at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin.
2006 – Reba McEntire is celebrated in the first “CMT Giants” concert at Los Angeles’ Kodak Theatre. Participants include Brooks & Dunn, Faith Hill, Trisha Yearwood, Wynonna, Martina McBride, Barbara Mandrell, Dolly Parton, Jennifer Nettles and LeAnn Rimes.
2005 – Brooks & Dunn shoot the video to “Believe” in Adams, Tennessee.
2004 – Mercury releases Sugarland’s debut album, “Twice The Speed Of Life”.
2002 – The Statler Brothers head into retirement, playing their final date as a touring act at the Salem Civic Center in Virginia. Their last song: “Amazing Grace”.
2000 – Garth Brooks announces his plans to retire during a party to celebrate his certification for sales of 100 million albums at Nashville’s Gaylord Entertainment Center. Brooks says he’ll record one more album before he quits.
1999 – MCA releases Gary Allan’s “Smoke Rings In The Dark” album.
1991 – Travis Tritt goes to #1 in Billboard with “Anymore”.
1967 – Singer-guitarist Keith Urban born in New Zealand. Introduced through a three-piece band, The Ranch, he becomes one of the first country icons of the 21st century, winning the Country Music Association’s Entertainer of the Year in 2005
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