Today in country music history:
1997 - Alan Jackson picked up a platinum certification for Everything I Love.
1996 - Garth Brooks' album Fresh Horses was certified triple platinum.
1976 - Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson went to number one with their duet "Good Hearted Woman."
1953 - The late Hank Williams hit number one with "Kaw-Liga."
1948 - Little Jimmy Dickens made his first appearance on the Grand Ole Opry.
Mary Chapin Carpenter - singer
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