Today in country music history:
2010 - Kenny Chesney and Steve Miller teamed up to tape an installment of CMT Crossroads at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.
2007 - Joe Nichols sang "I'll Wait for You" and "Wings of a Dove" at the funeral of Anna Nicole Smith in the Bahamas.
2006 - Eric Church's video for "How 'Bout You" debuted.
2006 - Former American Idol winner Carrie Underwood returned to the show to sing "Jesus, Take the Wheel."
2002 - Brad Paisley's video for "I'm Gonna Miss Her (The Fishin' Song)" premiered.
1999 - Garth Brooks went to bat for the first time in spring training at the San Diego Padre's camp in Arizona. He struck out.
1996 - Martina McBride scored her first number one hit with "Wild Angels."
1987 - Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris released their album Trio.
Doc Watson - bluegrass musician
Larry Stewart - lead singer of Restless Heart, "Alright Already"
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