A Day in Music - January 6th

Today in country music history:

2009 - Gloriana's debut single, "Wild at Heart," was released.

2007 - Brad Paisley went to number one with "She's Everything."

2005 - Lee Ann Womack's video for "I May Hate Myself in the Morning" featuring Jack Ingram debuted.

1998 - Trisha Yearwood and LeAnn Rimes were each nominated for Grammys in the Best Country Female Vocal Performance category for "How Do I Live." It was the first time in Grammy history two versions of the same song competed against each other. Trisha went on to win it.

1983 - Rosanne Cash picked up her first gold album for Seven Year Ache.

1979 - Don Williams took "Tulsa Time" to number one.

1957 – Elvis Presley made his last appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show in New York City.

 

Birthday:

Earl Scruggs (1924–2012) - bluegrass banjo legend, Flatt & Scruggs

 

Image: Joey Foley

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