Happy Friday, KFIL and country music fans!
Way back in 1927, Jimmie Rodgers' first record "The Soldier's Sweetheart" hit the stores for sale.

Singer Chris LeDoux underwent a liver transplant in 2000 after a diagnosis of primary sclerosing cholangitis.  Chris passed away in 2005.

And in 2012, Mary Chapin Carpenter was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.