Today in country music history:
2009 - Steel Magnolia made their debut on CMT's Can You Duet.
2007 - Dolly Parton, Waylon Jennings, Don Williams and Harlan Howard were honored with the ACM's Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award in Nashville. Buck Owens received the Jim Reeves International Award.
1997 - George Jones, Merle Haggard and Johnny Paycheck performed together for the first time, singing "Yesterday's Wine" at the closing day of Fan Fair.
1995 - George Jones and Tammy Wynette released their reunion album, One.
Anne Murray - Canadian singer, "You Needed Me," "Snowbird"
Lionel Richie - singer, The Commodores and solo, Nicole's dad
Dan Tyminski - singer, Alison Krauss and Union Station
Chet Atkins (1924-2001) - country guitar legend
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