December 23rd, 2003

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Craig Morgan delivers an acoustic set in Kuwait, the first concert in a Middle East tour for American G.I.s during the holiday season.

Morgan performed acoustically in remote sites throughout Iraq and Kuwait where the soldiers definitely needed a boost in morale. The holidays are an especially difficult time for the troops who are deployed in foreign countries and unable to be with their families and friends during the holiday season.

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    2005

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    2000

    National Public Radio ranked Johnny Cash’s “I Walk The Line” among the 100 most important American musical works of the 20th century.

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    1997

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    1983

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    1971

    Johnny Cash’s album The World Of Johnny Cash was certified gold. No singles were released from the album; it contained covers as well as several songs that previously recorded and never released.

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    1969

    Willie Nelson's home in Ridgetop, Tennessee, burns while he's in Nashville at a Christmas party. When Nelson sees the house in flames, he runs in to rescue his guitar, Trigger, and a bag of marijuana stashed inside the case.

     

    B.J. Thomas earned a gold record for “Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head”.

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    1967

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    #1 On This Date

    2006 – Sugarland – “Want To

    2000 – Tim McGraw – “My Next  Thirty Years

    1995 – Aaron Tippen – “That’s As Close As I’ll Get To Loving You

    1989 – Ronnie Milsap – “A Woman In Love

    1978 – Kenny Rogers – “The Gambler

    1972 – Freddie Hart – “Got The All Overs For You (All Over Me)

    1967 – Bill Anderson & Jan Howard – “For Loving You

    1957 – Bobby Helms – “My Special Angel

    1950 – Hank Snow – “I’m Movin’ On

    1944 – Tex Ritter – “I’m Wastin’ My Tears On You

     

    ALBUMS

    2006 – Carrie Underwood – Some Hearts

    2000 – Tim McGraw – Greatest Hits

    1995 – Garth Brooks – Fresh Horses

    1989 – Randy Travis – No Holdin’ Back

    1978 – Waylon Jennings – I’ve Always Been Crazy

    1972 – Merle Haggard – The Best Of

    1967 – Eddy Arnold – Turn The World Around