Today in country music:
2007 - Big & Rich and John Anderson teamed up for an installment of CMT Cross Country.
2005 - Keith Urban began a three-night stand at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. Kenny Chesney made a surprise appearance on the encore, joining Keith for a cover of Merle Haggard's "Mama Tried."
2001 - Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning married Ashley Thompson. His pal Kenny Chesney sang "Me and You" during the ceremony.
2000 - Shania Twain's Come On Over CD was certified for sales of 17 million copies in the U.S., making it the best-selling solo album by a female artist.
1998 - Jo Dee Messina's sophomore album, I'm Alright, was released.
1990 - Randy Travis kicked off a four-week run at number one with "Hard Rock Bottom of Your Heart."
1983 - Ricky Skaggs earned his first gold album for Waitin' For the Sun to Shine.
1969 - Glen Campbell's single and album, both titled Galveston, were released.
Paul Overstreet - singer, "Daddy's Come Around," "I Won't Take Less Than Your Love" with Tanya Tucker and Paul Davis, co-wrote "Love Can Build a Bridge," "Forever and Ever, Amen" and "When You Say Nothing at All"
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