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This Day In Country Music History — August 10

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As we gear up for another edition of Classic Country Saturday Night with our pal Big Paul, we thought it would be fun to take a look back.

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Here is today’s edition of This Day In Country Music History:

2012 – Jason Aldean’s “Take A Little Ride” video premieres on CMT

2009 – “It’s time to call it a day”: Brooks & Dunn announce in a five-sentence note to their fans that they’re ending their run as a duo after one last tour

2009 – Capitol releases Lady Antebellum’s “Need You Now” to radio

2006 – Kenny Chesney’s nine-minute “You Save Me” video debuts on CMT

2001 – The Dixie Chicks’ Martie Seidel marries Gareth Maguire in Kailua, Hawaii

1991 – Vince Gill joins the Grand Ole Opry, introduced by Roy Acuff, who sheds tears as Gill delivers “When I Call Your Name”

1973 – Jennifer Hanson is born in Whittier, California. Blending influences such as Dolly Parton and Sheryl Crow, she earns a hit in 2002 with “Beautiful Goodbye.” She also writes The Wreckers’ “Leave The Pieces” and Bucky Covington’s “A Different World”

1972 – Bobby Pinson born in Panhandle, Texas. The gritty-voiced singer-songwriter nets a 2005 hit with “Don’t Ask Me How I Know” and writes Sugarland’s “It Happens,” Toby Keith’s “Made In America” and Trent Tomlinson’s “One Wing In The Fire”

1949 – Gene Johnson is born in Jamestown, New York. He plays mandolin for Diamond Rio, a harmony-based sextet that wins multiple awards from the Country Music Association and Academy of Country Music in the 1990s

1928 – Jimmy Dean is born in Olton, Texas. A network TV host and sausage-company owner, he sells a million copies of the 1961 single “Big Bad John.” He joins the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2010

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