Kenny Chesney surprised Tootsie on this date in 2008, Gretchen Wilson struck gold in 2004, Tim McGraw was angry in 2001 and more.

Here's the list for Today In Country Music History for 10 November, 2012.

  • Kenny Chesney delivered a surprise free show with The Wailers at Tootsie's Orchid Lounge in Nashville in 2008 with guests Kid Rock and Mac McAnally.


  • Dolly Parton was awarded a National Medal of Arts in a ceremony with president George W. Bush at the White House in 2005.


  • "Redneck Woman" became Gretchen Wilson's first gold single in 2004.


  • Tim McGraw's single "Angry All The Time" hit Number One in 2001.



  • Joe Diffie scored his first Number One single with "Home" in 1990.


  • John Schneider's first Number One single, "I've Been Around Enough To Know," tops the Billboard chart in 1984.


  • Fourteen-year-old Marie Osmond earned a Number One country single with "Paper Roses" in 1973.


  • Merle Haggard recorded his live album Okie From Muskogee in 1969.


  • Marty Robbins took the Number One position on Billboard's country singles chart with "Singing The Blues" in 1956.


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Dave D.