A Day in Music - May 8th

Today in country music history:

2001 - Vince Gill and wife Amy Grant raised 300 thousand dollars at Vince's ninth annual pro-celebrity golf tournament in Franklin, Tennessee.

2001 - Clint Black and wife Lisa Hartman Black welcomed daughter Lily Pearl Black.

1997 - Clint Black's 1990 album Put Yourself in My Shoes was certified Triple Platinum.

1994 - Clint Black reached number one on the chart with "A Good Run of Bad Luck."

1982 - Willie Nelson reached number one on the country chart with "Always on My Mind."

1976 - Reba McEntire's career began as she debuted on the charts with "I Don't Want To Be a One Night Stand."

1969 - Kris Kristofferson charted with "Me and Bobby McGee."

1949 - Hank Williams achieved his first number one hit, "Lovesick Blues."

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