It's a happy birthday greeting to singer songwriter Scotty Emerick. The 38 year old singer-songwriter has written a bunch of hits for Toby Keith and has been in Toby's band on and off for years. One of the Toby hits was , "Beer for My Horses". You can view Scotty performing this tune here.

Left to right: John McCuen, Jimmie Fadden, Jeff Hanna, Bob Carpenter

And, today Jeff Hanna, lead singer for the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is 64. Their 1972 groundbreaking "Will The Circle Be Unbroken" album has been inducted into the U.S. Library of Congress as well as the Grammy Hall of Fame.  Here's Jeff and Marty Stuart doing a live rendition of one of the band's first hits, "Mr. Bojangles".