The World Premiere of Honeysuckle Rose This Day in Country Music – July 3rd (Video)
1980 – “Honeysuckle Rose” makes its world premiere in Austin. Willie Nelson stars in the movie, about a touring country star, using the picture to introduce his song “On The Road Again”.
2007 – Toby Keith’s “Love Me If You Can” video premieres on CMT.com.
2004 – Montgomery Gentry nets its first #1 single in Billboard with “If You Ever Stop Loving Me”.
2001 – Trisha Yearwood receives her first quadruple-platinum album, for “(Songbook) A Collection Of Hits”.
1993 – Alison Krauss is introduced by Garth Brooks as she becomes a member of the Grand Ole Opry.
1993 – Garth Brooks checks in at #1 on the Billboard country chart with “That Summer”.
1982 – “Any Day Now” takes Ronnie Milsap to #1 on the Billboard country chart.
1980 – Singer-songwriter Sarah Buxton is born in Lawrence, Kansas. Signed for a time to the Lyric Street label, she earns hits as a writer with Keith Urban’s “Stupid Boy” and “Put You In A Song.” She also provides supporting vocals on David Nail’s “Let It Rain”.
1975 – Trent Tomlinson is born in Blytheville, Arkansas. He releases his debut album in 2006, earning hits with “Drunker Than Me” and a real-life song about paternal reconciliation, “One Wing In The Fire”.
1958 – Aaron Tippin is born in Pensacola, Florida. His hard-tipped vocals net him a strong 1990s presence behind such hits as “That’s As Close I’ll Get To Loving You,” “You’ve Got To Stand For Something” and “There Ain’t Nothing Wrong With The Radio”.
1946 – Johnny Lee is born in Texas City, Texas. A sidekick of Mickey Gilley, he emerges from obscurity when the million-selling “Lookin’ For Love” appears in the 1980 film “Urban Cowboy,” then piles up a five-year run of hits.
Information provided by: RolandNote.com