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June 27

Jun 27, 1924 Lloyd George--alias Ken Martin--is born in Haleyville, Alabama. A sideman for Eddy Arnold, he's the first to play "Lonzo" in the Grand... Read More.

May 27

May 27, 1921 Redd Stewart is born in Ashland City, Tennessee. He replaces Eddy Arnold as the featured vocalist in Pee Wee King's Golden West... Read More.

April 27

Apr 27, 1904: Syd Nathan is born in Cincinnati. He founds King Records, which nets country hits with Moon Mullican, The Delmore Brothers and... Read More.

March 27

Mar 27, 1929 Steel guitarist and background singer Don Warden is born in Mount Grove, Missouri. He appears on a string... Read More.

February 27

Marty Robbins' Don't Worry, featuring a signature fuzz guitar solo, hit #1 on the Billboard country chart in 1961.

January 27

Despite a protest by Heartbreak Hotel writer Mae Boren Axton, who questions his "moral character," Canadian Hank Snow became an... Read More.

December 27

Bob Luman died in Nashville from pneumonia in 1978. He developed a career that teetered between country and rockabilly, earning five hits... Read More.

November 27

Capitol released Glen Campbell's By The Time I Get To Phoenix album in 1967. Jerry... Read More.

October 27

The Grand Ole Opry moved from WSM's Studio C to the Hillsboro Theater in Nashville in 1934. A day after backing... Read More.

September 27

The #97 mail train crashes on the Southern Railway outside Danville, VA in 1903. It inspired Vernon Dalhart's early... Read More.