LBT Vistit The LWC This Day in Country Music – November 28th (Video)
2006 – Little Big Town’s Kimberly Roads marries Stephen Schlapman on a Caribbean island. Witnessing the moment are her bandmates: Karen Fairchild and Jimi Westbrook–who married each other six months earlier–and Phillip Sweet.
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2011 – Big Machine releases Taylor Swift’s “Ours” to radio.
2005 – Lee Ann Womack collects a gold album for “There’s More Where That Came From”.
2003 – The latest episode of “CMT Crossroads” debuts, pairing Dolly Parton with Melissa Etheridge. Radney Foster hosts.
1992 – Marty Stuart joins the Grand Ole Opry, the first new member added following the death of Roy Acuff.
1972 – Charlie Rich records “Behind Closed Doors” in Nashville.
1964 – Connie Smith’s debut single, “Once A Day,” goes to #1 on the Billboard country singles chart.
1964 – Willie Nelson makes his Grand Ole Opry debut.
1955 – Kristine Oliver born in Manhattan Beach, California. Along with older sister Janis Gill, Oliver–who becomes Kristine Arnold after she’s married–forms Sweethearts Of The Rodeo, securing a string of rockabilly-tinged hits in the 1980s.
1925 – “The WSM Barn Dance” begins broadcasting in Nashville, with a one-hour performance by Uncle Jimmy Thompson. It’s later renamed the Grand Ole Opry. Thompson’s first-night songs include “When You And I Were Young Maggie”.