By Frank Williams Jr.

(1962)Clint Black is born in Long Branch, New Jersey. Raised in Houston, he earns the Country Music Association’s 1989 Horizon award at the outset of a career that includes “A Better Man,” “Something That We Do” and “Put Yourself In My Shoes”

(1965)Confederate Railroad keyboard player Chris McDaniel is born in Rock Springs, Georgia. Leaning on southern rock, the band scores 1990s hits with “Trashy Women,” “Queen Of Memphis” and “Daddy Never Was The Cadillac Kind”

(1976)Elvis records “Moody Blue” in the Jungle Room at Graceland.

(1995)Pam Tillis earns her first #1 in Billboard with “Mi Vida Loca (My Crazy Life)”.

(1999)Freddy Fender receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

(2002) – The “Nickel Creek” album is certified gold.

(2002)Chris Cagle flies with the Blue Angels at the Naval Air Base in El Centro, CA.

(2008) George Strait releases “I Saw God Today” to radio.

(2010)Brad Paisley single “Online” goes gold.

(2012)Carrie Underwood and Steven Tyler team up for a Super Bowl-themed live edition of “CMT Crossroads” from Indianapolis. The set list includes her songs “Just A Dream,” “Undo It” and “Before He Cheats”


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