Today in country music history:

2009 - Garth Brooks performed "We Shall Be Free" at an inaugural event on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial honoring President Barack Obama. Jennifer Nettles also appeared at the event.

2007 - Dierks Bentley's video for "Long Trip Alone" premiered.

2006 - Keith Urban's album Be Here was certified triple platinum.

2001 - Brooks & Dunn, Lee Ann Womack, Sammy Kershaw and Lorrie Morgan performed at inaugural celebrations for new President George W. Bush.

1989 - Lee Greenwood sang "God Bless the U.S.A." at the opening inaugural ceremonies for President George Bush.
1986 - Dan Seals went to number one with "Bop."


Bobby Goldsboro - singer, "Honey"

Mark Collie - singer

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