Today in country music history:
2006 - CMT Cross Country premiered with Josh Turner and Randy Travis performing together.
2005 - Billy Currington's video for "Must Be Doin' Somethin' Right" premiered.
2001 - Blake Shelton earned his first number one hit with "Austin," which remained at the top for five weeks.
1998 - Vince Gill's album The Key was released.
1984 - Gary Morris made his Grand Ole Opry debut singing "Velvet Chains" and "The Wind Beneath My Wings," adding "The Love She Found in Me" as an encore.
1979 - Eddie Rabbitt took "Suspicions" to number one.
1951 - Hank Williams hit number one on the country chart with "Hey, Good Lookin'."
John Conlee - singer, Grand Ole Opry member, "Rose Colored Glasses"
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