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Tracy Chapman’s This Day In Country Music History 6/27/18

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It Happened On This Day In Country Music History

1959 Happy Birthday Lorrie Morgan born on this day in Nashville, Tennessee.  Country music singer, (the daughter of George Morgan). Lorrie scored #1 singles including “Dear Me” and “Something In Red.” Morgan has been married to three different country singers: Keith Whitley, Jon Randall and Sammy Kershaw.

1977 Waylon Jennings was at #1 on the country chart with “Luckenbach, Texas (Back to the Basics of Love)”. Released at the height of outlaw country movement, from his hit album Ol’ Waylon.

1992 Billy Ray Cyrus was at #1 on the US Country music chart with his breakthrough hit “Achy Breaky Heart”. Written by Don Von Tress it was originally titled “Don’t Tell My Heart” and recorded by The Marcy Brothers in 1991, its name was later changed to “Achy Breaky Heart”.

1994 “Common Thread: Songs Of The Eagles” went triple-platinum. The tribute album to the American rock band The Eagles features:Clint Black, Alan Jackson, Travis Tritt, Little Texas, John Anderson, Tanya Tucker, Suzy Bogguss, Vince Gill, Billy Dean, Diamond Rio, Trisha Yearwood, Brooks & Dunn and Lorrie Morgan.

Country Music Fun Fact

Brad Paisley was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry when he was 28 and was the youngest member ever to join.



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