2007 - Porter Wagoner gives his first Los Angeles concert in nearly 40 years, opening for Neko Case at the Music Box. He employs an all-star band: guitarist Marty Stuart, bass player Dwight Yoakam and drummer Billy Bob Thornton.

2002 - "CMT Crossroads" features Hank Williams Jr. and Kid Rock performing in tandem. Songs in the set list include "Family Tradition" and "Whiskey Bent And Hell Bound".

2001 - Brad Paisley is inducted into the Grand Ole Opry. He wears the yellow jacket that Buck Owens wore the night he recorded his "Live At Carnegie Hall" album. Paisley sings "Two People Fell In Love," from his upcoming album.

2001 - Jamie O'Neal peaks at #1 in Billboard with "There Is No Arizona".

1996 - Joe Diffie's "Bigger Than The Beatles" is big enough to hit #1 on the Billboard country singles list.

1995 - Atlantic releases John Michael Montgomery's "I Can Love You Like That".

1993 - With his version of "Stand By Your Man" featured in "The Crying Game," Lyle Lovett sings the song with Tammy Wynette on "The Tonight Show".

1976 - Asylum releases The Eagles' "Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975." It contains one certified country hit, "Lyin' Eyes".

1974 - Bryan White born in Lawton, Oklahoma. The smooth-voiced singer wins the Country Music Association's Horizon Award in 1996, recognizing such early hits as "Someone Else's Star," "Look At Me Now" and "I'm Not Supposed To Love You Anymore".

1965 - "Tennessee Waltz" is declared Tennessee's official state song in a resolution signed by Gov. Frank Clement.