A Salute To George Strait – This Day In Country Music History – May 27th
2009 – Jamey Johnson and Lee Ann Womack duet on “Give It Away” during “George Strait: Artist Of The Decade” on CBS. The special includes Sugarland, Alan Jackson, Brooks & Dunn, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Jack Ingram and John Rich.
2006 – Jason Aldean tops the Billboard chart for the first time with “Why”.
2006 – Toby Keith and singer-songwriter-guitarist Scotty Emerick perform for American soldiers at Forward Operating Base Warhorse in Iraq’s Diyala province.
1995 – Ty Herndon peaks at #1 on the Billboard country singles chart with “What Mattered Most”.
1994 – The Eagles begin their first concert tour in 14 years at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre in Irvine, California.
1994 – Tim McGraw’s “Not A Moment Too Soon” album is certified gold, platinum and double-platinum on the same day.
1989 – Rodney Crowell’s “After All This Time” nails down the top spot on the Billboard country singles chart.
1981 – Alabama earns the first gold album of its career, with “Feels So Right”.
1968 – Glen Campbell records “Wichita Lineman” at the Capitol Recording Studio at Hollywood & Vine in Los Angeles.
1939 – Don Williams born in Floydada, Texas. His easy-going vocal style yields Top 10 hits every year from 1974-1991, including “I Believe In You” and “Tulsa Time,” on his way into the Country Music Hall of Fame.