Today in country music history:

2010 - Days after being booted as the opening credits theme from Monday Night Football Hank Williams Jr. posted a song called "United Socialist States of America" on his website in which he lambasted those who criticized him for comparing President Obama to Hitler.

1992 - The Chase by Garth Brooks debuted at number one on the pop and country album charts.


Birthdays:

John Prine - singer-songwriter, "Angel from Montgomery"

Tanya Tucker - singer

 

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