Today in country music history:
2009 – Jamey Johnson and Shooter Jennings’ CMT Crossroads episode premiered.
2006 – Kenny Chesney kicked off his 2006 tour in Ohio with special guests Dierks Bentley and Sugarland.
2006 – George Strait’s first video in four years, "The Seashores of Old Mexico," premiered.
1998 – Wynonna, Naomi and Ashley Judd attended the Academy Awards, where Trisha Yearwood performed the nominated song "How Do I Live."
1996 – Patty Loveless took her hit "You Can Feel Bad" to number one.
1993 – Willie Nelson released his 35th album for Columbia Records. Across the Borderline featured performances from Bonnie Raitt and Sinead O’Conner.
1993 – Dwight Yoakam’s album This Time was released.
1985 – Willie Nelson and Ray Charles scored a number one country hit with "Seven Spanish Angels."
1961 – Elvis Presley recorded "Can't Help Falling in Love."
1926 – Maybelle Addington tied the knot with Ezra Carter. As a member of The Carter Family, Maybelle was a country music pioneer and ended up in the Country Music Hall of Fame.
1922 - Fiddlin' John Carson became the first "hillbilly" artist to play on the radio, performing on Atlanta's WSB.