A Day in Music - October 27th

Today in country music history:

2007 - Kenny Chesney took the number one spot with "Don't Blink."

2006 - Vince Gill and Alison Krauss' installment of CMT Cross Country premiered.

2004 - Florence County, South Carolina recognized Josh Turner Day as the local singer performed at the Florence Civic Center.

2001 - Brooks & Dunn hit number one with "Only in America."
 
1991 - Lorrie Morgan married Clint Black's bus driver, Brad Thompson, outside of Nashville.

1984 - Alabama scored a number one hit with "You're Gonna Play in Texas (You Gotta Have a Fiddle in the Band)."

 

Birthdays:

Lee Greenwood - singer, "God Bless the U.S.A.," former CMA Male Vocalist of the Year

Jack Daniels - guitarist-vocalist, Highway 101

 

Image: Josepha Cheong

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