A Day in Music - May 21st

Today in country music history:

2002 - Willie Nelson and Sheryl Crow teamed up for an installment of CMT Crossroads.

2002 - Emerson Drive's self-titled debut album was released.

2001 - The movie Pearl Harbor premiered in Hawaii. Faith Hill was on hand to open the event singing the national anthem.

1998 - Garth Brooks' No Fences became the first country album certified for shipments of 14 million copies.

1994 - Tim McGraw had the number one album with Not a Moment Too Soon.

1994 - John Berry topped the chart with "Your Love Amazes Me."

1991 - Tracy Lawrence signed a recording contract with Atlantic Records.

1988 - Kathy Mattea hit number one with her signature tune "Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses."

1977 - Waylon Jennings began a six-week run at the top of the country char with "Luckenbach, Texas (Back to the Basics of Love)."

Image courtesy of Garth Brooks


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