Keith Urban and a bunch of famous friends were livin' on Tulsa time on this date in 2010, Tracy Byrd went a few rounds with Jose in 2002, Reba McEntire had her television debut in 2001 and more. Here's the list for Today In Country Music History for 05 October, 2012.

  • Keith Urban, Vince Gill, Dolly Parton, Alan Jackson and Martina McBride played "Tulsa Time" during a Country Music Hall of Fame benefit at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena in 2010.
  • Tracy Byrd collected a Number One single in Billboard for "Ten Rounds With Jose Cuervo" in 2002.



  • Carolyn Dawn Johnson made her Grand Ole Opry debut in 2001.
  • Reba McEntire's WB sitcom, Reba, debuted in 2001.
  • Trisha Yearwood filed for divorce from Mavericks bass player Robert Reynolds in 1999.
  • Ty Herndon scored a Number One country single in Billboard with "Living In A Moment" in 1996.
  • Merle Haggard was elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1995.
  • Bill Monroe received the National Medal of the Arts Award in 1995.
  • Mary Chapin Carpenter's Shooting Straight In The Dark album was released in 1990.
  • Loretta Lynn recorded "Don't Come Home A'Drinkin' (With Lovin' On Your Mind)" during an afternoon session at Bradley's Barn in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee in 1966.

Dave D.