A Day in Music - July 27th

Today in country music history:

2007 - Little Big Town's Kimberly Roads and husband Stephen Schlapman welcomed their daughter Daisy in Phoenix.

2003 - Shania Twain gave a free concert in Chicago's Grant Park. The event was taped for an NBC-TV special.

2002 - Kenny Chesney began a seven-week stay at number one with "The Good Stuff."

1999 - The Runaway Bride movie soundtrack landed in stores featuring music from the Dixie Chicks and Martina McBride.

1995 - Billy Ray Cyrus performed "Some Gave All" at the dedication of the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.

1991 - Ricky Van Shelton went to number one with "I Am a Simple Man."

1978 - Emmylou Harris earned her first gold album for Elite Hotel.

1963 - Johnny Cash took "Ring of Fire" to number one.


Birthdays:

Bobbie Gentry - singer, "Ode to Billy Joe"

Cheyenne Kimball - former member of Gloriana, "Wild at Heart"

Image: Sony Music Nashville


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