A Good Day For Vince Gill – Today In Country Music History [VIDEO]
1993 It Was A Good Day To Be Vince Gill
Vince Gill’s I Still Believe In You was certified double platinum. The album features the singles "I Still Believe in You" (#1), "Don't Let Our Love Start Slippin' Away" (#1), "No Future in the Past" (#3), "One More Last Chance" (#1) and "Tryin' to Get Over You" (#1).
Country Music Association awards co-host Vince Gill wins five trophies: Entertainer and Male Vocalist of the Year; Song and Album, for "I Still Believe In You"; and Vocal Event, for his role in George Jones' "I Don't Need Your Rockin' Chair."
Singer Jerry Lee Lewis is 79
Guitar player Danick Dupelle (Emerson Drive) is 43
One of the original "Singing Cowboys," Gene Autry was born on this date in 1907 in Tioga, Texas. Noted for his signature song "Back In The Saddle Again," he becomes a recording artist, a movie star and, later, the owner of the California Angels baseball team. He enters the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1969. Autry died of lymphoma on October 2, 1998, at age 91.