COUNTRY HISTORY

Kevin Sharp Dies at 43

Country Music History – On This Day 1940 – Bobby Russell is born in Nashville. 1995 – The Eagles play at Nashville's Starwood Amphitheatre. 2014 – Kevin Sharp passes away from complications from surgery in…
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Alan Jackson Awarded Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Country Music History – On This Day 1962 – Patsy Cline makes an appearance on Pet Milk Grand Ole Opry with renditions of "Strange" and "Imagine That." 1969 – Country superstar Johnny Cash records the…
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Trace Adkins is #1 with Songs About Me

Country Music History - On This Day 1953 – Hank Williams dominates the Billboard Country Chart with Your Cheatin’ Heart. 1957 – Jim Lauderdale is born in Troutman, North Carolina. 1964 – Steve Azar is…
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Shania Twain Dominates the US Country Charts

Country Music History - On This Day 1938 – Singer/songwriter/producer Norro Wilson is born in Scottsville, Kentucky. He died of heart failure on June 8, 2017 1944 – Songwriter Bob McDill is born in Walden,…
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Loretta Lynn, Conway Twitty #1

1928 – Songwriter and musician Don Gibson is born in Shelby, North Carolina. Gibson was nicknamed “The Sad Poet” and died November 17, 2003. 1942 – Billy Joe Royal is born on this day in…
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EmmyLou Harris is Born (On This Day)

April 2: On This Day 1938 – Singer/songwriter Warner Mack is born in Nashville, Tennessee. 1942 – Musician/songwriter Leon Russell is born in Lawton, Oklahoma. 1947 – Singer/songwriter/musician EmmyLou Harris is born in Birmingham, Alabama.…
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George Jones Arrested (On This Day in 1982)

March 30: On This Day 1982 – George Jones is arrested and charged with drunken driving after he wrecks driving home in Mississippi. 1984 – Country music singer/songwriter Justin Moore is born. 1990 – Country…
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Reba McEntire #1 on the Billboard Country Chart

March 29: On This Day 1909 – Country and western singer Moon Mullican is born in Polk County, Texas. Mullican was also a songwriter and played the piano. 1963 – Texas Ruby is killed in…
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Tim McGraw Releases 'Let It Go'

March 27th: On This Day 1929 – American country musician/manager Don Warden is born. Warden was inducted into the Steel Guitar Hall of Fame in 2008. 1947 – Country musician Tex Williams records Smoke! Smoke!…
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Kenny Chesney is Born

March 26 in Country Music History 1942: Country music producer/songwriter Larry Butler is born. 1952: Hank Williams makes an appearance on The Kate Smith Evening Hour TV show performing "Hey Good Lookin'”. 1955: Country music…
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