On this day in 1993, Reba McEntire’s It’s Your Call was Certified Double Platinum. The album produced three hits, “Its Your Call”, “The Heart Won’t Lie”, which featured Vince Gill, and “Baby’s Gone Blues”, which was a cover of Patty Loveless. It’s Your Call sold 104,000 copies it’s first week, making it Reba’s first top 10 album.
It’s Your Call has now been certified 3X Multi-Platinum.
On this day in 2001, Vince Gill performed at a public tribute in Nashville for NASCAR Legend Dale Earnhardt who had been killed earlier in the month in an accident during the Daytona 500.
Vince Gill and legendary Grand Ole Opry announcer Eddie Stubbs held a live Facebook Chat at the Ernest Tubb Record Shop in downtown Nashville last week to make a very special announcement. The two announced that Gill will celebrate his 25th Anniversary as a member of the Opry with two special shows on Saturday, August 14th. Vince became a member on August 10th, 1991.
The sixth annual All For The Hall Benefit Concert will return to Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on April 12th. Keith Urban and Vince Gill will return for the annual event, which raises money each year for the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. The concert will feature performances from Urban and Gill along with Luke Bryan, Peter Frampton, Florida Georgia Line, Emmylou Harris, Sam Hunt, Jason Isbell, Maddie & Tae, and Maren Morris.
Lee Brice tells radio.com, “When I’m making a record, I pull from Alan Jackson and Vince Gill and Garth Brooks and Alabama and Randy Travis and Kenny Rogers. And then I say, ‘Do my songs stand up to their songs?'”
On this day in 2012, Vince Gill and Amy Grant delivered a sold-out benefit concert at Nashville’s 3rd & Lindsley to raise money for a Tennessee woman recovering from a stroke.