Gene Autry Sings Christmas Music, Alan Jackson Drinks Tequila – Today In Country Music History
Bluegrass legend, Ralph Stanley, had heart surgery on this date in 2005, Alan Jackson was drinking Tequila in 1994, Gene Autry recorded one of the most long-lasting Christmas songs ever in 1949 and more.
Here’s the list for Today In Country Music History for 27 June, 2012.
- Ralph Stanley underwent a triple bypass operation in Virginia in 2005.
- Jamie O’Neal had surgery in Nashville for a ruptured disc in her back in 2001.
- Tracy Lawrence and his wife, Becca, had a daughter, Skylar JoAnn Lawrence, in Nashville in 2001.
- Common Thread: Songs Of The Eagles went triple-platinum in 1994. It featured Travis Tritt, Little Texas, Clint Black, John Anderson, Alan Jackson, Suzy Bogguss, Vince Gill, Billy Dean, Tanya Tucker, Diamond Rio, Trisha Yearwood, Brooks & Dunn and Lorrie Morgan.
- Lyle Lovett married Julia Roberts at the St. James Lutheran Church in Marion, Indiana in 1993, after a whirlwind romance that began during filming of the movie The Player.
- Ray Price‘s chart-topping single “For the Good Times” charted in 1970.
- Hank Snow recorded the Number One single “I’ve Been Everywhere” in 1962.
- Gene Autry recorded the Number One single, “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” in 1949.
Here’s Alan Jackson’s contribution to the Common Thread CD.
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