Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Today in Country Music History...September 27, 2016



Emmylou Harris joins Mumford & Sons as a new edition of "CMT Crossroads" debuts. It includes performances of "The Boxer" and "If I Needed You"

Vince Gill invites Rascal Flatts to join the Grand Ole Opry during a Tuesday edition of the show. The group teams with Gill on "Whenever You Come Around"

A "CMT Crossroads" episode featuring Trace Adkins and 38 Special debuts on TV. The set list includes "Hold On Loosely," "Caught Up In You," "You're Gonna Miss This" and "Ladies Love Country Boys"

Sugarland kicks off its first headlining tour at the North Charleston Coliseum in South Carolina. Sponsored by CMT, the tour lineup includes Little Big Town and Jake Owen

The "Party For Two" video, featuring Shania Twain and Billy Currington swinging from the chandeliers, debuts on CMT

Dierks Bentley registers his first #1 single in Billboard with "What Was I Thinkin'"

Brad Paisley's CMT-sponsored show at Los Angeles' Universal Amphitheatre ends with a huge jam. "According To Jim" star Jim Belushi sings "The House Is Rockin'" with Paisley and his band, plus Steve Azar, Shannon Lawson and guitarist Albert Lee

Diamond Rio's "How Your Love Makes Me Feel" works its way to #1 on the Billboard country singles chart

The Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame inducts Don Schlitz, who authored "The Gambler" and "On The Other Hand"; Red Lane, known for "My Own Kind Of Hat" and "'Til I Get It Right"; and Conway Twitty

Patrick Bourque is born in Terrebonne, Quebec. He replaces Jeff Loberg in Emerson Drive in August 2002, just months after the group picked up its first American hit

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