2009 - Jamey Johnson and Shooter Jennings tape an installment of "CMT Crossroads" at Rocketown in Nashville. The set list naturally includes "In Color".  That was not the first or last time they would share the stage.  Check out this 2012 performance of "Waymore's Blues".

2006 - Joe Nichols earns his first gold single, for "Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off".

 

2004 - Reba McEntire's "Somebody" video premieres on CMT.

 

2002 - The T Bone Burnett-produced "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" wins Album of the Year and Best Compilation Soundtrack Album, and influences triumphs in four other categories, during the 44th annual Grammy Awards at Los Angeles' Staples Center.

 

1993 - "What Part Of No" takes Lorrie Morgan to #1 on the Billboard country singles chart.

 

1990 - Arista releases Alan Jackson's debut album, "Here In The Real World".

 

1982 - Don Williams' "Lord, I Hope This Day Is Good" reaches the top spot on the Billboard country chart.

 

1961 - Marty Robbins' "Don't Worry," featuring a signature fuzz guitar solo, hits #1 on the Billboard country chart.

 

1959 - Johnny Van Zant is born in Jacksonville, Florida. The brother of Lynyrd Skynyrd's Ronnie Van Zant and 38 Special's Donnie Van Zant, he joins Skynyrd in the 1980s and also teams with Ronnie to form Van Zant, a duo that nabs a country hit in 2005.

 

1936 - Chuck Glaser is born in Spalding, Nebraska. A 1970 winner of the Country Music Association's vocal group of the year award, Tompall & The Glaser Brothers net hits in 1971 and 1981, and sing on Marty Robbins' "El Paso".

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