This Day in Country Music: June 27

June 28, 2018 GMT

A look at today in country music >>>

1959 - Born on this day in Nashville, Tennessee, was Lorrie Morgan, country music singer, (the daughter of George Morgan, the country music singer who charted several hit singles between 1949 and his death in 1975

1962 - Hank Snow recorded “I’ve Been Everywhere” at RCA Studio B in Nashville. The song which was written by Australian country singer Geoff Mack in 1959, was also made popular by Lucky Starr in 1962 and has been covered by Lynn Anderson, Asleep at the Wheel and Johnny Cash

1977 - Waylon Jennings was at #1 on the country chart with “Luckenbach, Texas (Back to the Basics of Love)”. Released at the height of outlaw country movement, from his hit album Ol’ Waylon, the song was written by Chips Moman and Bobby Emmons

1992 - Billy Ray Cyrus was at #1 on the US Country music chart with his breakthrough hit “Achy Breaky Heart”

1993 - Singer Lyle Lovett married actress Julia Roberts in Marion, Indiana. They divorced two years later

1994 - “Common Thread: Songs Of The Eagles” went triple-platinum. The tribute album to the American rock band The Eagles features:Clint Black, Alan Jackson, Travis Tritt, Little Texas, John Anderson, Tanya Tucker, Suzy Bogguss, Vince Gill, Billy Dean, Diamond Rio, Trisha Yearwood, Brooks & Dunn and Lorrie Morgan

1998 - Tickets for a series of six Garth Brooks concerts sold out in 11 minutes

2001 - Country singer Tracy Lawrence and wife Becca welcomed a baby daughter, Skylar JoAnnLawrence. She is the couple’s first child