Brad Paisley was happily playing in the mud on this date in 2003, Alan Jackson was livin' in the Real World in 1989 and Marty Robbins passed away at the age of 57 in 1982.

Here's the list for Today In Country Music History for 08 December, 2011.

  • Brad Paisley's Mud On The Tires album earned gold certification in 2003.
  • Keith Urban's "You'll Think Of Me" was commercially released in 2003.
  • Roy Acuff was the first country artist honored in the Kennedy Center Honors in 1991.
  • George Strait kicked off a five-week ride at Number One on the Billboard country chart with "I've Come To Expect It From You" in 1990.
  • Alan Jackson's first hit, "Here In The Real World," was released in 1989.
  • Clyde Wilson, better known as Western movie actor Slim Pickens, died in 1983.
  • Marty Robbins died at the age of 57 in Nashville, Tennessee in 1982.

Let's get a little Mud On The Tires, shall we?



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Dave D.