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The scientific journal ZooKeys indicates a new strain of tarantulas named after Johnny Cash, aphonopelma johnnycashi, has been discovered near Folsom Prison
Carrie Underwood and Steven Tyler team up for a Super Bowl-themed live edition of "CMT Crossroads" from Indianapolis. The set list includes her songs "Just A Dream," "Undo It" and "Before He Cheats"
Brad Paisley's single "Online" goes gold
MCA releases the George Strait single "I Saw God Today" to radio
Chris Cagle flies with the Blue Angels at the Naval Air Base in El Centro, California
Freddy Fender receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles
Pam Tillis earns her first #1 single in Billboard with "Mi Vida Loca (My Crazy Life)"
Elvis Presley records "Moody Blue" in the Jungle Room at Graceland in Memphis
Confederate Railroad keyboard player Chris McDaniel is born in Rock Springs, Georgia. Leaning on southern rock, the band scores 1990s hits with "Trashy Women," "Queen Of Memphis" and "Daddy Never Was The Cadillac Kind"
Clint Black is born in Long Branch, New Jersey. Raised in Houston, he earns the Country Music Association's 1989 Horizon award at the outset of a career that includes "A Better Man," "Something That We Do" and "Put Yourself In My Shoes"