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28

This Day in Country Music History, July 28

2016
Miranda Lambert performs "Vice" publicly for the first time during a concert at the Blossom Center in Cleveland. She's joined at the end of the night by backup singer Gwen Sebastian and opening acts Kip Moore and Brothers Osborne for a mass version of "Me And Bobby McGee"
2012
The Eli Young Band earns a #1 single in Billboard with "Even If It Breaks Your Heart"
2007
Faith Hill lectures a fan at the Cajundome in Lafayette, Louisiana, for grabbing the crotch of husband Tim McGraw during a concert. Video of the event is captured on a cellphone and posted on the Internet
2005
Rascal Flatts' "Fast Cars And Freedom" video premieres on CMT
1999
The Dixie Chicks' bridal video for "Ready To Run" debuts on CMT
1975
Drummer Todd Anderson is born in Huntsville, Alabama. As a member of the band Heartland, he's associated with the 2006 ballad "I Loved Her First"
1971
Charley Pride records "Kiss An Angel Good Mornin'" at Nashville's RCA Studios
1957
Jerry Lee Lewis makes his TV debut on "The Steve Allen Show," kicking his piano stool across the stage during "Whole Lot Of Shakin' Going On"
1956
Ray Price spends the first of 11 weeks at #1 in Billboard magazine with "Crazy Arms"
1938
Fiddler Buddy Spicher is born in Dubois, Pennsylvania. He plays on George Strait's "Amarillo By Morning," Dolly Parton's "Coat Of Many Colors," The Oak Ridge Boys' "Leaving Louisiana In The Broad Daylight" and Waylon Jennings' "Dreaming My Dreams With You," among others