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This Day in Country Music History, June 27

2015
Brantley Gilbert and Lynyrd Skynyrd share the stage as a new edition of "CMT Crossroads" premieres. Performances include "Kick It In The Sticks," "Bottoms Up," "One Hell Of An Amen" and "Sweet Home Alabama"
2012
Miranda Lambert shoots the video to "Fastest Girl In Town" in Dickson County, Tennessee, with NASCAR driver Danica Patrick
2011
Jake Owen's "Barefoot Blue Jean Night" video debuts on CMT
2009
Kenny Chesney's "Out Last Night" reaches #1 on the Billboard country singles chart for the first of two weeks
2001
Tracy Lawrence and his wife, Becca, welcome their first daughter, Skylar JoAnn Lawrence, in Nashville
1994
"Common Thread: Songs Of The Eagles" goes triple-platinum. The album's lineup includes Lorrie Morgan, Alan Jackson, John Anderson, Travis Tritt, Little Texas, Clint Black, Suzy Bogguss, Vince Gill, Billy Dean, Tanya Tucker, Diamond Rio, Trisha Yearwood and Brooks & Dunn
1962
Hank Snow records "I've Been Everywhere" at RCA Studio B in Nashville
1959
Lorrie Morgan is born, a day before father George Morgan's 35th birthday, in Nashville. She follows her father into the Grand Ole Opry in 1984, preceding a run of 1990s hits, including "Something In Red," "Five Minutes" and "What Part Of No"
1949
Merry Christmas, six months early: Gene Autry records the holiday classic "Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer" in Los Angeles
1948
Songwriter Paul Kennerley is born in England. He authors Emmylou Harris' "Born To Run," Marty Stuart's "Hillbilly Rock," Tanya Tucker's "Walking Shoes" and The Judds' "Cry Myself To Sleep"
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