Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Today in Country Music History...June 27, 2017

Mercury releases Lauren Alaina's single "Road Less Traveled" to radio

Brantley Gilbert and Lynyrd Skynyrd share the stage as a new edition of "CMT Crossroads" premieres. Performances include "Kick It In The Sticks," "Bottoms Up," "One Hell Of An Amen" and "Sweet Home Alabama"

Miranda Lambert shoots the video to "Fastest Girl In Town" in Dickson County, Tennessee, with NASCAR driver Danica Patrick

Jake Owen's "Barefoot Blue Jean Night" video debuts on CMT

Kenny Chesney's "Out Last Night" reaches #1 on the Billboard country singles chart for the first of two weeks

"Common Thread: Songs Of The Eagles" goes triple-platinum. The album's lineup includes Lorrie Morgan, Alan Jackson, John Anderson, Travis Tritt, Little Texas, Clint Black, Suzy Bogguss, Vince Gill, Billy Dean, Tanya Tucker, Diamond Rio, Trisha Yearwood and Brooks & Dunn

Hank Snow records "I've Been Everywhere" at RCA Studio B in Nashville

Lorrie Morgan is born, a day before father George Morgan's 35th birthday, in Nashville. She follows her father into the Grand Ole Opry in 1984, preceding a run of 1990s hits, including "Something In Red," "Five Minutes" and "What Part Of No"

Merry Christmas, six months early: Gene Autry records the holiday classic "Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer" in Los Angeles

Songwriter Paul Kennerley is born in Hoylake, England. He authors Emmylou Harris' "Born To Run," Marty Stuart's "Hillbilly Rock," Tanya Tucker's "Walking Shoes" and The Judds' "Cry Myself To Sleep"

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