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Trace Adkins At The Crossroads And The Birth Of A Texas Star This Day In Country Music – August 19th

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2008 – Trace Adkins teams with 38 Special to tape an installment of “CMT Crossroads” at The Factory in Franklin, Tennessee. The set list includes “Hold On Loosely,” “Ladies Love Country Boys” and “Honky Tonk Badonkadonk”

 

2003 – Capitol releases Dierks Bentley’s self-titled debut album

 

2003 – Two members of Kenny Chesney’s video crew and a helicopter pilot escape serious injury when the copter crashes while shooting video footage in Austin, Texas. Chesney is not present

 

1999 – Dwight Yoakam earns his second double-platinum album, with “Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc., Etc.”

 

1978 – “Talking In Your Sleep” takes Crystal Gayle to #1 on the Billboard country chart

 

1973 – Kris Kristofferson marries Rita Coolidge with Kristofferson’s father, a minister, conducting the ceremony

 

1969 – Clay Walker born in Beaumont, Texas. His brand of barroom-influenced country leads to more than 10 years of hits, including “What’s It To You,” “Who Needs You Baby” and “The Chain Of Love”

 

1966 – Lee Ann Womack born in Jacksonville, Texas. Her 1997 debut brings her comparisons to Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton, and her 2000 release “I Hope You Dance” earns song and single of the year honors from the Country Music Association

 

1950 – Hank Snow spends the first of 21 weeks at #1 on the Billboard country chart with “I’m Moving On”

 

1944 – Edward Garvin Futch born in Lafayette, Louisiana. Under the stage name Eddy Raven, he works in Cajun and blues before achieving success as a country artist. He amasses hits from 1981-1990, including “Sooner Or Later” and “I Got Mexico”

 

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