The Music and Memories of May 23

2010- Ferlin Husky and songwriter-producer Billy Sherrill are inducted in the Country Music Hall of Fame, in the official medallion ceremony.

2006- Brad Paisley claims three trophies at the 41st Annual Academy of Country Music awards.  The Dolly Parton duet 'When I Get Where I'm Going' takes Vocal Event and Video of the Year, and "Time Well Wasted" is Album. Kenny Chesney takes Entertainer of the Year and Carrie Underwood is named New Female Vocalist of the Year.

1992- Sawyer Brown lands at No. 1 with 'Some Girls Do.'

1981- Rosanne Cash is at the top with 'Seven Year Ache.'

Birthdays

Shelly West, 1958. The daughter of Grand Ole Opry Star Dottie West. 'Jose Cuervo,''You're The Reason God Make Oklahoma' with David Frizzell.

Mac Wiseman, 1925. Bluegrass legend that works with Bill Monroe and Flatt & Scruggs.