Today in country music history:
2007 - Vince Gill, Mel Tillis and Ralph Emery were announced as the newest inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
2004 - Reba hit number one with "Somebody."
2002 - Keith Urbans video for "Somebody Like You" premiered.
1997 - Garth Brooks performed a free concert aired on HBO from New York City's Central Park, drawing a six-figure crowd. Billy Joel and Don McLean made special appearances.
1996 - Trace Adkins "Every Light in the House" video premiered.
1961 - Patsy Cline reached number one with "I Fall to Pieces."
B.J. Thomas - singer, "Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head," (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song"
Rodney Crowell - "I Couldn't Leave You If I Tried," "After All This Time," "It's Such a Small World" (duet with Rosanne Cash)
Raul Malo - singer, The Mavericks, "Oh What a Crying Shame"
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