A Day in Music - January 1st

Today in country music history:

2007 - Tim McGraw's video for "Last Dollar (Fly Away)" premiered on CMT.

2004 - A Dr. Pepper commercial co-starring LeAnn Rimes and Reba McEntire began airing.

2000 - Jamey Johnson moved to Nashville.

1994 - Faith Hill went to number one with her first single, "Wild One."

1992 - Dwight Yoakam rode in the Tournament of Roses Parade.

1987 - Clint Black wrote "Nobody's Home" after waking up with the flu in a new house, following a breakup.

1959 - Johnny Cash performed at San Quentin prison and Merle Haggard was in the audience as an inmate.

1953 - Hank Williams was pronounced dead in Oak Hill, West Virginia.

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