The Dukes Debut This Day In Country Music – January 26th (Video)
2010 – Capitol releases Lady Antebellum’s “Need You Now” album.
2010 – Keith Urban and John Mayer shoot an installment of “CMT Crossroads” at Liberty Hall in Franklin, Tennessee, for an audience that includes Jake Owen, Taylor Swift, Kix Brooks and Love And Theft’s Eric Gunderson.
2009 – RCA releases Chris Young’s “Gettin’ You Home (The Black Dress Song)” to radio.
2003 – The Dixie Chicks sing the national anthem and Shania Twain performs “Man! I Feel Like A Woman!” and “Up!” during halftime at Super Bowl XXXVII at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, where the Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the Oakland Raiders, 48-21.
2001 – Reba McEntire takes over as Annie Oakley in “Annie Get Your Gun” at Broadway’s Marquis Theatre. Tom Wopat is already a regular in the production.
1997 – Mary Chapin Carpenter performs “Down At The Twist And Shout” with BeauSoleil during the pregame show for Super Bowl XXXI at the Superdome in New Orleans. Green Bay beats New England, 35-21.
1992 – While defending her support of husband/presidential candidate Bill Clinton on “60 Minutes,” Hillary Clinton insults country music’s First Lady: “I’m not sitting here some little woman standing by my man like Tammy Wynette”.
1979 – “The Dukes Of Hazzard” debuts on CBS, starring John Schneider, as Bo Duke; Tom Wopat, as Luke Duke; and Waylon Jennings, as The Balladeer. Jennings sings the theme song.
Sung by John Schneider, Catherine Bach, And Tom Wopat. Dedicated to WAYLON JENNINGS
1953 – Lucinda Williams born in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Her laidback snapshots of southern life make her a significant figure in the alt.country movement, though her biggest commercial success comes as a songwriter on Mary Chapin Carpenter’s “Passionate Kisses”.
1947 – Hank Williams writes “I Saw The Light”.