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The Downfall of Mindy McCready Continues This Day in Country Music – January 14th (Video)

2010 – Mindy McCready suffers a seizure on camera at the close of the season’s second episode of “Celebrity Rehab” on VH1.

2009 – Billy Currington earns a gold single for the Luke Bryan-penned “Good Directions”.


2006 – “She Let Herself Go” goes to #1 on the Billboard country chart for George Strait.


2000 – Deana Carter’s “Did I Shave My Legs For This?” hits the 5 million mark in shipments.


1995 – Tim McGraw’s “Not A Moment Too Soon” claims the #1 position on the Billboard country chart.


1988 – The “Trio” album, by Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt & Emmylou Harris, receives a Grammy nomination for Best Album. Emmylou contributes to five nominations overall.


1986 – Reba McEntire joins the Grand Ole Opry during a CBS special celebrating the Opry’s 60th anniversary. Hank Snow boycotts the special when producers limit him to one verse of “I’m Moving On”.


1976 – Glen Campbell and “Rhinestone Cowboy” net four Grammy nominations, including Record of the Year.


1948 – T Bone Burnett is born in St. Louis, Missouri. An artist in his own right, he produces Robert Plant & Alison Krauss’ “Raising Sand” album, the soundtracks to “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” and “Crazy Heart,” and the music of ABC-TV’s “Nashville”.


1929 – Billy Walker is born in Ralls, Texas. Shuffling the #1 “Charlie’s Shoes” among 16 Top 10 hits, he joins the Grand Ole Opry in 1960.

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