The Country Gets Footloose, Again! This Day in Country Music – November 5th (Video)
2010 – Filming on “Footloose,” starring Julianne Hough, wraps in Georgia.
Blake Shelton rocks out on the remake of the famous Movie theme song.
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2006 – Reba McEntire and Ronnie Milsap are among the first six inductees into Nashville’s Music City Walk of Fame. Also embedded in the cement: Roy Orbison, songwriters Boudleaux and Felice Bryant, The Fisk Jubilee Singers and conductor Kenneth Schermerhorn.
2003 – Alan Jackson and Johnny Cash win three trophies each in the 37th annual Country Music Association awards at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry House on CBS. Jackson earns Entertainer of the Year; Male Vocalist; and Vocal Event, for “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere”.
2002 – American Recordings releases Johnny Cash’s “American IV: The Man Comes Around.” It’s the last album of new material issued during the singer’s life.
2001 – Lucinda Williams and Elvis Costello perform together in New York for the first installment of “CMT Crossroads,” designed to mix country and non-country acts. Williams wrote Mary Chapin Carpenter’s “Passionate Kisses”.
1990 – Arista releases Pam Tillis’ first hit, “Don’t Tell Me What To Do”.
1982 – RCA releases Alabama’s “Christmas In Dixie”.
1946 – Gram Parsons born in Winter Haven, Florida. As a member of The Byrds and The Flying Burrito Brothers, and as a solo artist, he becomes an important figure in the development of country-rock. He tours and records with protege Emmylou Harris.
1911 – Leonard Slye born in Cincinnati, Ohio. As Roy Rogers, he becomes a silver screen cowboy, joining the Country Music Hall of Fame as a solo star and as a member of The Sons Of The Pioneers.
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