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Jason Aldean, Tim McGraw, Alabama – Today In Country Music History

Tim McGraw arrives at Fox's "American Idol" season 10 finale results show held at Nokia Theatre LA Live on May 25, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Jason Aldean scored his first number one hit with Why on this date in 2006, Tim McGraw’s Not A Moment Too Soon album was simultaneously certified Gold, Platinum and Double-Platinum in 1994 and Alabama collected their very first Gold album in 1981 with Feels So Right.

Here’s the rundown for Today In Country Music History for 27 May, 2011.

  • Jason Aldean topped the Billboard chart for the first time with “Why” in 2006.
  • Toby Keith and singer-songwriter Scotty Emerick performed for American soldiers at Forward Operating Base Warhorse in Iraq’s Diyala province in 2006.
  • Ty Herndon scored his first Number One single with “What Mattered Most” in 1995.
  • Tim McGraw‘s Not A Moment Too Soon album was certified gold, platinum and double-platinum on the same day in 1994.
  • Rodney Crowell‘s “After All This Time” claimed the top spot on the Billboard country singles chart in 1989.
  • Alabama earned the first gold album of its career with Feels So Right in 1981.
  • John Conlee debuted on the charts with “Rose Colored Glasses” in 1978.
  • Glen Campbell recorded “Wichita Lineman” at the Capitol Recording Studio at Hollywood & Vine in Los Angeles in 1968.

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Dave D.

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