Brad Paisley and Dierks Bentley played at Daytona Motor Speedway in 2011, LeAnn Rimes and Big & Rich played the NBA All Star Game in 2005 and Alan Jackson guest starred in the TV show Tool Time on Tim Allen's Home Improvement TV show.

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  • Brad Paisley and Dierks Bentley performed before the Daytona 500 at the Daytona Motor Speedway in 2011, while Martina McBride sang the national anthem.
  • LeAnn Rimes and Big & Rich performed at halftime during the NBA all-star basketball game at Denver's Colorado Convention Center in 2005.
  • The Dixie Chicks' debut album, Wide Open Spaces, reached 12 million in shipments in 2003.
  • Mark Chesnutt's remake of "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing" hit the top of Billboard's country singles chart in 1999.
  • Alan Jackson made a guest appearance on Home Improvement, singing "Mercury Blues" on the fictitious handyman show Tool Time, in 1996.
  • Vince Gill won his first Grammy for "When I Call Your Name" in 1991.
  • Buck Owens's recording of "I've Got A Tiger By The Tail" began a five-week run at Number One in 1965.
  • The Louvin Brothers joined the Grand Ole Opry in 1955.

Let's take another look at Alan Jackson's Home Improvement appearance.

 

 

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