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Real Country History…
1959 - Lorrie Morgan born in Nashville, TN. Daughter of '50s and '60s hitmaker George Morgan.
His hits include "Born To Run," by Emmylou Harris; "Hillbilly Rock," by Marty Stuart; "Walking Shoes," by Tanya Tucker; and "Have Mercy," by The Judds1948 - Songwriter Paul Kennerley is born.
1962 - Hank Snow records "I've Been Everywhere"
1994 - "Common Thread: Songs Of The Eagles" goes triple-platinum. The album's lineup includes Lorrie Morgan, Alan Jackson, John Anderson, Travis Tritt, Little Texas, Clint Black, Suzy Bogguss, Vince Gill, Billy Dean, Tanya Tucker, Diamond Rio, Trisha Yearwood and Brooks & Dunn
2005 - Ralph Stanley undergoes a triple bypass operation in Virginia
1949 - Gene Autry recorded "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer." While he didn't like the song when he first heard it, the Christmas classic remains treasured to this day.
1993 - A third Garth Brooks concert was added in Dallas after the first two shows sold out. Tickets to that show also sold out, in less than two hours.
1993 - Word surfaced that Lyle Lovett married Julia Roberts in a hush-hush ceremony two days earlier.