Today in country music history:
2003 - Garth Brooks took the top spot on the CMT special 40 Greatest Drinking Songs with "Friends in Low Places."
1999 - SHeDAISY earned their first gold album for The Whole SHeBANG.
1998 - Jason Aldean moved from Georgia to Nashville.
1980 - Waylon Jennings took "Theme from The Dukes of Hazzard (Good Ol' Boys)" to number one.
1947 - Eddy Arnold scored a number one hit with "I'll Hold You in My Heart (Till I Hold You in My Arms)." It went on to spend 21 weeks at the top.
Bill Anderson - singer, Country Music Hall of Fame singer, "Wild Weekend," writer of modern hits "Whiskey Lullaby," "Give it Away" and "Joey"
Kinky Friedman - singer
Lyle Lovett - singer, "Cowboy Man," ex-husband of Julia Roberts
Big Kenny - singer, Big and Rich, "Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)," "Lost in This Moment"
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