A Day in Music - November 3rd

Today in country music history:

2009 - Carrie Underwood's third album, Play On, was released.

2001 - Phil Vassar was named songwriter-artist of the year at the 39th annual ASCAP Country Music Awards.

1991 - Reba starred with Kenny Rogers in the fourth installment of The Gambler TV movies.

1984 - Willie Nelson's version of "City of New Orleans" became a number one country hit.

1979 - Kenny Rogers went to number one with "You Decorated My Life."

1964 - Roger Miller recorded his classic song "King of the Road" in Nashville.

1961 - Hank Williams, music publisher Fred Rose and Jimmie Rodgers were the first inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

1960 - Merle Haggard was released from San Quentin Prison.

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