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  • Dec 23, 1967
    Jack Greene joins the Grand Ole Opry, performing "There Goes My Everything" and "What Locks The Door" at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville
    Dec 23, 1967
    Bill Anderson & Jan Howard take over the #1 spot on the Billboard country singles chart for the first of four straight weeks with "For Loving You"
    Dec 24, 1967
    Bobbie Gentry performs "Ode To Billie Joe" on "The Ed Sullivan Show." Broadcast from New York, the CBS telecast also features The Muppets, The Cowsills, Arthur Godfrey and George Carlin
    Dec 25, 1967
    Brent Rowan receives his first electric guitar for Christmas. He becomes one of Nashville's most in-demand players 13 years later, appearing on hits by Brooks & Dunn, Conway Twitty, George Strait, Mark Chesnutt and Shania Twain, among others
    Dec 25, 1967
    Vince Gill receives a Gibson electric guitar for Christmas. He continues to use the instrument even after becoming a star more than 20 years later
    Dec 25, 1967
    Decca releases The Osborne Brothers' "Rocky Top"
    Dec 26, 1967
    Capitol releases Sonny James' "A World Of Our Own"
    Dec 26, 1967
    Audrey Wiggins is born in Asheville, North Carolina. She forms a duo with brother John Wiggins, racking up three Vocal Duo of the Year nominations from the Country Music Association during the 1990s
    Dec 26, 1967
    Cal Smith makes his first appearance as a guitar player with Ernest Tubb's road band, the Texas Troubadours
    Dec 27, 1967
    Songwriter Jim Beavers is born in Midland, Texas. He authors Tim McGraw's "Felt Good On My Lips," Toby Keith's "Red Solo Cup," Luke Bryan's "Drink A Beer" and Josh Turner's "Why Don't We Just Dance"

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