A Day in Music - January 20th

Today in country music history:

2009 - Faith Hill performed "If My Heart Had Wings" on ABC-TV's The Neighborhood Ball: An Inauguration Celebration.

2005 - Keith Urban and John Fogerty teamed up to tape an installment of CMT Crossroads.

2002 - Tracy Byrd ran in the Houston Marathon, and finished in just under five hours.

2001 - Sara Evans went to number one with "Born to Fly."

1997 - Billy Ray Cyrus, Lonestar and Trisha Yearwood were among the stars performing at events surrounding the inauguration of Bill Clinton.

1995 - Wynonna's self-titled debut album was certified quadruple platinum.

1989 - The Oak Ridge Boys, Crystal Gayle, Loretta Lynn and Steve Wariner were among the stars performing at the George Bush Inauguration.

1973 - Jerry Lee Lewis made his Grand Ole Opry debut and played "Great Balls of Fire" and "Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On."
 
1968 - Merle Haggard went to number one with "Sing Me Back Home."


Birthday:

John Michael Montgomery - singer, "I Love the Way You Love Me," "I Can Love You Like That," "I Swear"

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