DOLLY PARTON #1

Dolly Parton #1

This Day in Country Music History

1939: American country music artist Razzy Bailey is born in La Fayette, Alabama.

1950: “Chattanoogie Shine Boy” by Red Foley is the first country hit cross over record to hit #1 on the best selling country record chart as well as pop best seller chart.

1955: George Jones’ first chart single, “Why Baby Why”, hits the country charts, peaking at #4.

1978: Dolly Parton sits at #1 on the US Country music album chart with Here You Come Again, her nineteenth solo studio album.

1998: Hal Ketchum marries Gina Pacconi at the Grace Methodist Church in Austin, Texas.

2016: Joey Floyd dies at age 47, after a long battle with cancer. Floyd was a longtime band member in Toby Keith’s Easy Money Band. Floyd played guitar, banjo and fiddle for Keith and it is reported that he also introduced Keith to Willie Nelson.

  • Gotta Laugh

    Love that song and all of her songs. Fantastic person, singer, song-writer, entrepreneur, etc. No one like her. 🙂

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