Today in country music history:
2009 - Darius Rucker picked up a gold single for "Don't Think I Don't Think About It."
2005 - Keith Anderson's video for "Pickin' Wildflowers" premiered.
1999 - Trace Adkins seriously injured his ankle when he stepped into a sinkhole outside of Nashville. He had surgery the next day.
1996 - Shania Twain scored a number one hit with "(If You're Not In It For Love) I'm Outta Here!"
1993 - The Pure Country soundtrack became George Strait's second double platinum album.
1978 - The Waylon & Willie album was certified gold.
1958 - Johnny Cash went to number one with "Ballad of a Teenage Queen."
1956 Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash held a recording session at Sun Studios in Memphis. The sessions were later named the "Million Dollar Quartet" and released.
Matraca Berg - singer-songwriter
Jessica Harp - singer, former member of The Wreckers, "Leave the Pieces"
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