This Day In Country Music – 40 Years Ago Lorrie Morgan Debuts At The Opry
Lorrie Morgan was practically born into the Grand Ole Opry. Her dad, George Morgan, was a regular at the Opry and had many country hits during his career. However it was on this date in 1973 his daughter Lorrie got her chance to stand in the sacred circle on the stage at the Ryman Auditorium. Lorrie made her debut singing “Paper Roses”.
It would be almost 5 years later before Lorrie would start generating hits of her own. Her first country hit to crack the U.S. charts occurred in 1978. It was then that her career begin a steady climb to three number one records. Those number one songs included, What Part of No, Five Minutes and I Didn’t Know My Own Strength.