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Martina McBride Has A Baby, Dierks Bently Goes To The Hospital – Today In Country Music History

Dierks Bentley performs during a "celebration of country music" concert at the White House November 21, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images)

Dierks Bently had knee surgery on this date in 2004, Martina McBride had a baby girl in 1998 and the Kentucky Headhunters had a lot of success Pickin’ On Nashville in 1991.

Click through for the complete list for Today In Country Music History for 29 March, 2012.

  • Dierks Bentley underwent knee surgery in Nashville, nine days after an on-stage accident left him with a torn ligament and bruised knee bone, in 2004.
  • Joe Nichols charted his first Number One single in Billboard with “Brokenheartsville” in 2003.
  • Faith Hill‘s Breathe album was certified triple-platinum in 2000.
  • Steve Earle‘s Guitar Town album was certified gold in 1999.
  • Martina McBride gave birth to her second daughter, Emma Justine McBride, in 1998.
  • Reba McEntire‘s “How Was I To Know” claimed the Number One spot on the Billboard country chart in 1997.
  • The Kentucky Headhunters‘ “Pickin’ On Nashville” long-form video was certified gold in 1991.
  • Conway Twitty netted a Billboard Number One country single with “I’d Love To Lay You Down” in 1980.

Here’s a little Conway Twitty from 1982.


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