The Badonkadonk Debuts This Day in Country Music – October 6th (Video)
2005 – Trace Adkins’ “Honky Tonk Badonkadonk” video debuts on CMT.
2011 – Hank Williams Jr.’s “Are you ready for some football” theme is permanently removed from “Monday Night Football” telecasts days after the singer linked the president and Adolf Hitler. ESPN says it’s a network decision; Bocephus insists it was his choice.
2008 – Taylor Swift hooks up with Def Leppard to tape an installment of “CMT Crossroads” at Nashville’s Roy Acuff Theatre. The set list includes her hits “Love Story” and “Picture To Burn” and their classic-rockers “Photograph” and “Pour Some Sugar On Me”.
2004 – “Friday Night Lights,” featuring Tim McGraw’s movie debut, has its Los Angeles premiere at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre. McGraw attends along with Faith Hill, Billy Bob Thornton, Serena Williams and David Duchovny.
1998 – Alabama is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles.
1996 – Tim McGraw marries Faith Hill in Rayville, Louisiana, the day of his Swampstock benefit concert. In attendance are fellow artists Mark Collie, Tracy Lawrence, Mark Chesnutt and Jeff Carson.
1990 – “Friends In Low Places” puts Garth Brooks at #1 on the Billboard country singles chart.
1990 – Garth Brooks joins the Grand Ole Opry, and Alan Jackson makes his first appearance on the show. Brooks’ set list for the momentous occasion is “Friends In Low Places,” “If Tomorrow Never Comes” and “The Dance”.
1977 – RCA releases Dolly Parton’s “Here You Come Again”.
1966 – Tim Rushlow is born in Arlington, Texas. He becomes the lead singer of Little Texas, a six-man harmony group that earns consistent success in the early-1990s. He later adds a 2001 solo hit and forms another group in 2002, Rushlow.
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