2008 - Arista releases Brad Paisley's "I'm Still A Guy" to radio.


2007 - Bucky Covington's first video, for "A Different World," has its world premiere on CMT.


2007 - The Rascal Flatts album "Me And My Gang" goes quadruple-platinum.


2006 - Billy Currington nets a gold single with "Must Be Doin' Somethin' Right".


1992 - "What She's Doing Now" leads Garth Brooks to a four-week stay at #1 on the Billboard country singles chart.


1987 - Columbia releases Ricky Van Shelton's debut album, "Wild-Eyed Dream".


1979 - Willie Nelson wins two trophies during the 21st annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles: Best Country Vocal Performance, Male, for "Georgia On My Mind"; and Best Country Vocal Duo or Group--shared with Waylon Jennings--for "Mammas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys".


1978 - Crystal Gayle becomes the first country-based female artist to receive a platinum album, for "We Must Believe In Magic".

1975 - T.G. Sheppard collects his first #1 country single in Billboard magazine with "Devil In The Bottle".


1918 - Hank Locklin born in McLellan, Florida. A 1960 addition to the Grand Ole Opry, he earns 10 Top 10 hits from 1949-1967, led by "Please Help Me, I'm Falling".


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