Big n Rich started things off with "Love Bug"
Kid Rock….swish…phew…."White Lightning"
Crook & Chase were the first of a long line of memorable co-hosts
George Jones' widow, Nancy, was most gracious
Surprise guests…Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks sang "Take Me"
" If My Heart Had Windows" , "Tender Years" and "I'm Not Ready Yet" by Emmylou Harris, Jeannie Seely, Janie Fricke, Jeanne Pruett, Jan Howard and Leona Williams
LeeAnn Womack sang "Once You've Had the Best"
Charlie Daniels treated us to "Me and Jesus"
Charlie Daniels fiddling around
Bailie and the Boys…with Daily & Vincent singing "I'm Ragged but I'm Right"
Kentucky Headhunters singing "High Tech Redneck"….so appropriate!
Sam Moore (of "Sam and Dave") singing "Blues Man"
Kathy Mattea singing "I'm a Long Gone Daddy"
Clay Walker singing "Things Have Gone to Pieces"
Eric Church sang "Choices"
Tommy Shaw of Styx sang "She Thinks I Still Care"
Ralph Emery and Larry Black ("Larry's Country Diner") serving as co-hosts
Dierks Bentley sang "I Always Get Lucky With You"
The Oak Ridge Boys always bring it…singing "Same Ole Me"
Larry Gatlin sang "A Good Year for the Roses"
"The Love in Your Eyes", "Wine Colored Roses" and "I'll Share My World With You" by Collin Raye, Jett Williams, Lisa Matassa, Suzy Bogguss, T. Graham Brown, T.G. Sheppard and Tracy Lawrence
Tracy Lawrence singing; he featured George Jones on his video "You Find Out Who Your Friends Are"
Miranda and Blake sang "These Days (I Barely Get By)"
Another shot of the Lambert/Sheltons