K.T. Oslin and Eddy Arnold Born-Today In Country History
The Music and Memories of May 15
2007- Carrie Underwood takes three Academy of Country Music Awards for Female, Video, and Album of the Year. Kenny Chesney is Entertainer and Brad Paisley claims Male Vocalist of the Year.
1999- Tim McGraw lands at No. 1 with ‘Please Remember Me.’ The Rodney Crowell penned song features backing vocals by Patty Loveless.
1997- The Father Of Bluegrass, Bill Monroe, is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
1993- John Michael Montgomery is at the top with ‘I Love The Way You Love Me.’
K.T. Oslin, 1942. K.T. breaks through in 1987 at age 45, an age when most artists have peaked. The former Broadway actress releases the Grammy Winning hits ’80’s Ladies’ and ‘Hold Me.’ In the late ’90s, K.T. retires from touring full-time, but continues to perform and appear in movies like ‘The Thing Called Love.’
Eddy Arnold, 1918. Joining the Grand Ole Opry and RCA records in the early ’40s, Eddy was one of Country Music’s first crossover superstars with hits like ‘Boquet Of Roses,’ ‘Cattle Call,’ ‘Anytime’ and ‘Make The World Go Away.’ Eddy passes in 2008.