This Day in Country Music History
2011: Thompson Square’s self-titled debut album is released by Stoney Creek.
2009: Robert Plant & Alison Krauss take home five trophies in the 51st Grammy Awards at the Staples Center for: Album of the Year and Contemporary Folk/Americana Album, for “Raising Sand”; Record of the Year, “Please Read The Letter”; Pop Collaboration, “Rich Woman”; and Country Collaboration, “Killing The Blues”
2006: Alison Krauss + Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas score three trophies during the 48th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. They take home: Best Country Album, for “Lonely Runs Both Ways”; Best Country Vocal by a Duo or Group, “Restless”; and Best Country Instrumental, “Unionhouse Branch”
1997: A timely appearance at the top of the Billboard country chart is made by Mark Chesnutt with “It’s A Little Too Late”
1996: Travis Tritt proposes to Theresa Nelson at home near Marietta, Georgia.
1948: Dan Seals is born in McCamey, Texas.