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  • May 1, 1979
    The Judds move to Nashville
    May 1, 1979
    Epic releases George Jones & Johnny Paycheck's "You Can Have Her"
    May 1, 1979
    Anne Murray and Roy Clark appear on the CBS special "The People's Command Performance." Also featured are Rod Stewart, Susan Anton, Joan Rivers, Chubby Checker and Billy Crystal
    May 1, 1979
    The TV mini-series "The Rebels" begins airing, with Don Johnson and Jim Backus in primary roles. Also on-screen: Tanya Tucker
    May 2, 1979
    Warner Bros. releases Emmylou Harris' "Save The Last Dance For Me"
    May 2, 1979
    The day after their arrival in Nashville, Naomi Judd takes daughter Wynonna to the Country Music Hall of Fame during her lunch break on her first day at work. Naomi's initial salary: $150 weekly
    May 2, 1979
    The Tennessee legislature votes to name a stretch of U.S. Highway 441 in Sevier County Dolly Parton Parkway
    May 2, 1979
    Kenny Rogers and The Oak Ridge Boys each take home two trophies during the 14th annual Academy Of Country Music awards, televised on NBC from the Hollywood Palladium. Rogers nets Entertainer of the Year and Top Male Vocalist
    May 3, 1979
    Tom T. Hall records "You Show Me Your Heart (And I'll Show You Mine)" at midday at his Nashville-area Toy Box
    May 4, 1979
    Lance Bass is born in Clinton, Mississippi. He joins 'N Sync, which earns an Academy of Country Music award nomination for an Alabama collaboration on "God Must Have Spent A Little More Time On You." Bass also launches a country label, Free Lance Entertainment, in 2001

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