Jerrod Niemann is 32 today. He was born in Harper, Kansas, but grew up in nearby Liberal.  In addition to his own hits he has also written for Garth Brooks. The tribute to Chris LeDoux, ' "Good Ride Cowboy," was co-written by Jerrod and Garth.

His first hit came last year with "Lover, Lover" .

The song was recorded originally by the group Sonia Dada.  Their rendition was number one in Australia.

To compare the two versions, go here for Jerrod and here for Sonia Dada's

 
 
 

Pam Tillis born in Plant City, Florida 54 years ago today to Mel and Doris Tillis. She was the 1994 Country Music Association's female vocalist of the year.  She became a member of the Grand Ole Opry in 2000. 

 
 
 

Happy Birthday to you both!