A Day in Music - July 7th

Today in country music history:

2008 - Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman welcomed Sunday Rose Kidman Urban at Nashville’s Baptist Hospital.

2007 - Montgomery Gentry topped the chart with "Lucky Man.”

2007 - Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood sang "We Shall Be Free" for the Live Earth concert in Washington, D.C.

2004 - Big & Rich's debut CD Horse Of A Different Color was certified gold.

1987 - Warner/Curb released Hank Williams Jr.'s Born To Boogie album.

1973 - Kris Kristofferson's "Why Me Lord" reached #1 on the country chart.

1956 – Johnny Cash made his Grand Ole Opry debut at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium, and met future wife June Carter for the first time.



Charlie Louvin (1927-2011) - singer, Grand Ole Opry star


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