UNITED STATES

                             Washington, D.C. 20549


                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT

                     PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
                         SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

       Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): November 18, 2004

                                CBRL GROUP, INC.

         Tennessee                       0-25225                  62-1749513
(State or Other Jurisdiction     (Commission File Number)     (I.R.S. Employer
      of Incorporation)                                      Identification No.)

                  305 Hartmann Drive, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

                                 (615) 444-5533

Check the appropriate  box if the Form 8-K filing is intended to  simultaneously
satisfy  the filing  obligation  of the  registrant  under any of the  following
provisions :

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Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

[ ] Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange
Act (17 CFR.13e-4(c))


Item 2.02.  Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

     On November 18, 2004,  CBRL Group,  Inc.  issued the press  release that is
furnished  as Exhibit  99  to this  Current  Report  on Form 8-K,  which by this
reference is incorporated  herein as if copied  verbatim,  with respect to first
quarter results, current sales trends and earnings guidance for the first fiscal
quarter of 2005, other information and the conference call to be held to discuss
this information.

Item 7.01.  Regulation FD Disclosure.

     The  information  set forth in Item 2.02 above is incorporated by reference
as if fully set forth herein.

Item 9.01.  Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(a)  Financial Statements. None

(b)  Pro Forma Financial Information. None

(c)  Exhibits.

     99  Press Release issued by CBRL Group, Inc. dated November 18, 2004
         Reporting First Quarter Results and Sales Trends and Earnings Guidance.


     Pursuant to the  requirements  of the Securities  Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant  has duly  caused  this  report  to be  signed  on its  behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Dated:  November 18, 2004                CBRL GROUP, INC.

                                         By: /s/ James F. Blackstock
                                         Name:  James F. Blackstock
                                         Title: Senior Vice President, General
                                                Counsel and Secretary