Roger Miller Conquers Broadway, Clint Black Wins 4 ACMs-Today In Country History
The Music and Memories of April 25
1990- Clint Black grabs four trophies at the Academy Of Country Music awards on NBC. Clint gets Top Male, New Male Vocalist, Album of the Year for ‘Killin’ Time’ and Single Record of the Year for ‘A Better Man.’
1986- The Judds receive their first platinum album for ‘Why Not Me.’ The album was released in 1984 and featured their hits ‘Mama, He’s Crazy,’ ‘Why Not Me,’ ‘Girl’s Night Out’ and ‘Love Is Alive.’
1985- “Big River” opens on Broadway at the Eugene O’Neill Theater, featuring music written by Roger Miller. Based on the classic novel by Mark Twain, the Broadway production wins seven Tony Awards in 1985, including Best Musical. The ‘King of The Road’ singer played the role of “pap” for three months with the original cast.