Today in country music history:
2006 - The Wreckers' video for "Leave the Pieces" hit the airwaves.
2004 - Brad Paisley teamed up with John Mayer for an installment of CMT Crossroads in New York City.
2002 - Martina McBride took "Blessed" to number one.
1999 - Alabama teamed up with pop group 'N Sync at Nashville's Sound Stage studio to record a country version of the pop hit "God Must Have Spent a Little More Time on You."
1992 - Garth Brooks graced the cover of Time magazine.
1989 - Gilley's Nightclub closed its doors in Pasadena, Texas in the midst of a 17 million dollar lawsuit from the club's namesake Mickey Gilley against former manager Sherwood Cryer.
1976 - The collaborative album, Wanted: The Outlaws -- featuring Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Tompall Glaser and Jessi Colter -- was certified gold. It would go on to become the first country album certified platinum.
1974 - Tanya Tucker went to number one with "Would You Lay With Me (In a Field of Stone)."
1967 - Barbara Mandrell became engaged to Navy pilot Ken Dudney.
Justin Moore - singer, "Small Town U.S.A.," "Backwoods"
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