Today in country music history:
2006 - Sugarland took "Want To" to number one.
2006 - The two-hour special Gretchen Wilson's Country on Ice aired on NBC.
1994 - Wynonna had her first baby, Elijah, at Nashville's Baptist Hospital.
1986 - The Judds led the country nominees for the 1987 American Music Awards with five nods. Reba had four nominations and George Strait and Alabama each had three.
1969 - Willie Nelson's home in Ridgetop, Tennessee burnt while he was in Nashville at a Christmas party. When he saw the flames, Willie rushed in to rescue his guitar, "Trigger" and a bag of marijuana stashed inside the case.
1969 - Merle Haggard recorded "The Fightin' Side of Me" in Los Angeles.
1968 - Tammy Wynette’s album Stand By Your Man was released.
1950 - Lefty Frizzell hit number one with "If You've Got the Money, I've Got the Time."
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