Did you know that on this day in Country Music History in 2008 Craig Morgan joined the Grand Ole Opry?

It's true! He performed "Rose Colored Glasses" and "International Harvester." Kristy Lee Cook made her Opry debut the same night.

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Here are 5 interesting facts about Craig Morgan.

  • His full name is actually Craig Morgan Greer.
  • His musical influences are John Conlee, Merle Haggard, Vern Gosdin and James Taylor.
  • He became an EMT at the age of 18, and enlisted in the Army, where he was stationed in South Korea.
  • While in the Army, he wrote songs, and won military singing and songwriting contests. He spent ten years in on active duty in the Army as a paratrooper in the 101st and 82nd Airbourne Divisions.
  • After leaving the Army, he moved his family to Nashville, where he took jobs singing demos.