A Day in Music - August 31st

Today in country music history:

2009 - George Strait's video for "Living for the Night" premiered.

2007 - Jack Ingram and Miranda Lambert's performance on CMT Cross Country premiered.

2007 - Trisha Yearwood and Babyface teamed up to tape a CMT Crossroads episode.

2006 - Toby Keith's video for "Crash Here Tonight" premiered featuring Heather Locklear as his love interest.

1999 - The Dixie Chicks' album Fly was released.

1997 - Reba, Alabama and Pam Tillis joined Jerry Lewis for his Labor Day Telethon.

1994 - Clay Walker picked up his first platinum album for his self-titled debut.

1974 - George Jones topped the chart with "The Grand Tour."
 
1968 - Jeannie C. Riley made her Grand Ole Opry debut.

1968 - Merle Haggard's "Mama Tried" became a chart topper.

1959 - The Browns hit number one with "The Three Bells."

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