Today In Country Music History

Garth Brooks Says "Nyet"
January 29th, 1996
Stunned.
That's the only way to describe the reaction after Garth Brooks refused to accept the favorite artist of the year honors at the 23rd annual American Music Awards.
My Brother's Keeper
January 28th, 1985 
Willie Nelson and Kenny Rogers join 43 other artists to record "We Are The World" under the name USA For Africa at the A&M Studios in Los Angeles.
Kacey Was A Hero
January 26th, 2014
Kacey Musgraves wins twice during the 56th annual Grammy Awards, at Los Angeles' Staples Center.
Introducing Patsy Cline
January 23rd, 1957
Patsy Cline made her first appearance on the Arthur Godfrey Time morning television program, just two days after winning his primetime talent scout show.
Presidential Privlege
January 21st, 2013
Brad Paisley performs "American Saturday Night" during an inaugural concert for President Barack Obama's second Inaugural Ceremonies at the Washington Convention Center.
Promises, Promises
January 20th, 1973
Jerry Lee Lewis makes his Grand Ole Opry debut, breaking two promises: he won't sing rock & roll, and won't swear.
Thank You Mr. President
January 19th, 2005
On the eve of George W. Bush's second inauguration, Lee Greenwood, Kenny Chesney, The Gatlins, Sara Evans, Clay Walker, Lyle Lovett, Asleep At The Wheel, Robert Earl Keen, The Derailers and Neal McCoy perform at related events in Washington, D.C.

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