A Day in Music - September 9th

Today in country music history:

2007 - Joe Nichols married Heather Singleton in Savannah, Georgia.

2006 - The Wreckers earned a number one hit with their debut single "Leave the Pieces."

2005 – U2, Alicia Keys, Garth Brooks, Paul Simon, Rod Stewart and the Dixie Chicks were among the artists who performed during the live telethon, Shelter from the Storm: a Concert for the Gulf Coast.  It raised money for the relief efforts from the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

2004 - Willie Nelson performed a concert in Plains, Georgia for the TV special CMT Homecoming: Jimmy Carter in Plains.

1996 - Country Music Hall of Fame member Bill Monroe died in Springfield, Tennessee.

1995 - Bryan White took "Someone Else's Star" to number one.

1991 - Tracy Byrd married Michelle Hilton in Lake Tahoe, Nevada.

1989 - The late Keith Whitley went to number one with "I Wonder Do You Think of Me."

1978 - Waylon Jennings began a three-week stay at number one with "I've Always Been Crazy."

1968 - Buck Owens performed for President Lyndon Johnson at the White House.

1957 - Jerry Lee Lewis went to number one on the country singles chart with "Whole Lot of Shakin' Going On."

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