Good Monday morning!  Let's make it a good week.  Here's today's country music history:

1951  At Castle Recording Studio in Nashville, Hank Williams recorded "My Heart Would Know", "Howlin' At The Moon", "Hey, Good Lookin'", and "I Can't Help It (If I'm Still In Love With You)"

1974  The first performance is given at the new Grand Ole Opry House.

1991  Eight members of Reba McEntire's band and crew are killed in a plane crash outside of San Diego.

1998   "Blue" by LeAnn Rimes is certified gold.

2002   Tim McGraw's "The Cowboy in Me" reaches #1 on the Billboard country chart.

And in 2011, "A Little Bit Stronger" by Sara Evans is certified gold.

Russ Dixon