Country Music Recap Feb 27
Here is your Country music recap for Feb 27th
2013 The Grand Ole Opry airs for the first time from the Country Radio Seminar, held at the Nashville Convention Center. Brad Paisley, Vince Gill, Dustin Lynch, Darius Rucker, Kacey Musgraves, Little Big Town and Scotty McCreery are part of the night's lineup
2009 Jamey Johnson and Shooter Jennings tape an installment of "CMT Crossroads" at Rocketown in Nashville. The set list naturally includes "In Color"
2006 Joe Nichols earns his first gold single, for "Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off"
2004 Reba McEntire's "Somebody" video premieres on CMT
2002 The T Bone Burnett-produced "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" wins Album of the Year and Best Compilation Soundtrack Album, and influences triumphs in four other categories, during the 44th annual Grammy Awards at Los Angeles' Staples Center
1990 Arista releases Alan Jackson's debut album, "Here In The Real World"
1982 Don Williams' "Lord, I Hope This Day Is Good" reaches the top spot on the Billboard country singles chart
1961 Marty Robbins' "Don't Worry," featuring a signature fuzz guitar solo, hits #1 on the Billboard country chart
1959 Johnny Van Zant is born in Jacksonville, Florida. The brother of Lynyrd Skynyrd's Ronnie Van Zant and 38 Special's Donnie Van Zant, he joins Skynyrd in the 1980s and also teams with Ronnie to form Van Zant, a duo that nabs a country hit in 2005
1936 Chuck Glaser is born in Spalding, Nebraska. A 1970 winner of the Country Music Association's vocal group of the year award, Tompall & The Glaser Brothers net hits in 1971 and 1981, and sing on Marty Robbins' "El Paso"