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Little Big Town Has A Little One, Ricky Van Shelton Is Simple – Today In Country Music History [VIDEO]

Singer/Songwriter/Author Shania Twain joins "Oprah" Audience during Brunch and then signs over 400 copies of her book "From this Moment on" during the Audience's Surprise Trip To The 2011 CMA Music Festival. Brunch held at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel on June 10, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Little Big Town had a “Little One” on this date in 2007, Shania was “Up” in Chi-town in 2003 and Ricky Van Shelton was very happy just being a “Simple Man” back in 1991.

Here’s the list for Today In Country Music for 27 July, 2011.

  • Little Big Town‘s Kimberly Roads and husband Stephen Schlapman had a daughter, Daisy Pearl, in Phoenix in 2007.
  • Shania Twain gave a free concert at Chicago’s Grant Park in 2003. The event was taped for an NBC-TV special, Shania Twain UP! Live In Chicago.
  • Kenny Chesney‘s “The Good Stuff” began a seven-week ride at the top of the Billboard country chart in 2002.
  • Ricky Van Shelton hit the top of the Billboard country charts with “I Am A Simple Man” in 1991.
  • Emmylou Harris went gold for the first time in her career with the Elite Hotel album in 1978.
  • “Ring Of Fire” earned Johnny Cash the Number One position on the Billboard country singles chart in 1963.

Just in case you weren’t in Chicago for Shania’s show back in ’03, here’s the vid!

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Dave D.

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