A Day in Music - September 18th

Today in country music history:

2005 - The 20th Anniversary of Farm Aid took place in Tinley Park, Illinois.  Willie Nelson, Dave Matthews, Emmylou Harris and Kenny Chesney performed.

2004 - Keith Urban's "Days Go By" took the number one spot.

1999 - Kenny Chesney's "You Had Me From Hello" was at number one.

1998 - Hank Williams' daughter, Jett, paid tribute to her father on the Grand Ole Opry.  It would have been Hank Sr's 75th birthday.

1998 - Reba McEntire received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

1993 - Garth Brooks had the number one album on the pop charts with In Pieces.

1993 - Garth Brooks took "Ain't Going Down ('Til The Sun Comes Up)" to number one.

1992 - Alan Jackson went to number one with "Love's Got a Hold on You."

1981 - George Jones earned his first gold album for I Am What I Am.

1971 - Tom T. Hall checked into number one with "The Year that Clayton Delaney Died."

1968 - The number one song was "Harper Valley P.T.A." by Jeannie C. Riley.

1965 - Connie Smith joined the Grand Ole Opry.

1947 - Minnie Pearl, Roy Acuff and Ernest Tubb headlined the first country music show at New York City's Carnegie Hall.

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