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This Day in Country Music History, November 28

Florida Georgia Line performs "Cruise" and Brett Eldredge sings "Don't Ya" during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York. Also riding down Broadway are Kellie Pickler, Jimmy Fallon and Fall Out Boy. Carrie Underwood briefly appears on the NBC telecast, promoting the December special "The Sound Of Music"
Little Big Town's Kimberly Roads marries Stephen Schlapman on a Caribbean island. Witnessing the moment are her bandmates: Karen Fairchild and Jimi Westbrook--who married each other six months earlier--and Phillip Sweet
Lee Ann Womack collects a gold album for "There's More Where That Came From"
Dolly Parton is paired with Melissa Etheridge as the latest episode of "CMT Crossroads," hosted by Radney Foster, debuts. Songs in the one-hour telecast include "Bring Me Some Water," "Jolene" and "I Will Always Love You"
Marty Stuart joins the Grand Ole Opry, the first new member added following the death of Roy Acuff
Charlie Rich records "Behind Closed Doors" in Nashville
Connie Smith's debut single, "Once A Day," goes to #1 on the Billboard country singles chart
Willie Nelson makes his Grand Ole Opry debut
Kristine Oliver is born in Manhattan Beach, California. Along with older sister Janis Gill, Oliver--who becomes Kristine Arnold after she's married--forms Sweethearts Of The Rodeo, securing a string of rockabilly-tinged hits in the 1980s
"The WSM Barn Dance" begins broadcasting in Nashville, with a one-hour performance by Uncle Jimmy Thompson. It's later renamed the Grand Ole Opry. Thompson's first-night songs include "When You And I Were Young Maggie"
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