Today in country music history:
2007 - Reba and Kelly Clarkson teamed up to tape a CMT Crossroads special in Nashville. That show would lead to their country hit "Because of You" and a joint tour.
2005 - Gretchen Wilson's album Here for the Party was certified quadruple platinum.
2003 - Blake Shelton earned a number one hit with "The Baby."
2000 - Phil Vassar's self-titled debut album was released.
1999 - Brad Paisley's single "Who Needs Pictures" was released.
1997 - Brooks & Dunn went to number one with "A Man This Lonely."
1989 - K.T. Oslin won Grammys for Best Country Song and Best Country Vocal Performance, Female.
1969 - Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs made their final Grand Ole Opry appearance before a nasty split.
1968 - Johnny Cash proposed to June Carter when they were performing in London, Ontario, Canada. She said yes.
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