Born on this day in Nashville, Tennessee was session musician Bob Moore. He was a member of the Nashville A-Team during the s and s and performed on over 17, recording sessions. By age 15 he was playing double bass on a tent show tour with a Grand Ole Opry musical group and later played bass on almost all of Patsy Cline's Decca sessions. Born on this day in Colt Arkansas, was Charlie Rich, singer and musician. After "The Most Beautiful Girl", 1 hits came quickly, as five songs topped the country charts in Rich died in his sleep on July 25, aged Along with Kitty Wells, she helped set the standard for later women in country music.
Hill died from complications of cancer on February 24th, Born on this day, was Ralph Emery a country music disc jockey and television host from Nashville, Tennessee. He gained national fame hosting the syndicated television music series, Pop! Goes the Countryfrom to and the nightly Nashville Network television program, Nashville Nowfrom to She died on July 29th aged Born on this day in Meherrin, Virginia, was Roy Clark, musician and performer best known for hosting Hee Haw, a nationally televised country variety show, from Born on this day in Abbott, Texas, was Willie Nelson, country music singer, songwriter, author, poet, actor, and activist.
He was born on April 29,but his You Two Timed Me One Time Too Often / Swing 42 - Summit (10) - The Tall Brown Grass (Vinyl was recorded by doctor F. Sims on April Nelson was one of the main figures of outlaw country, a subgenre of country music that developed at the end of the s as a reaction to the conservative restrictions of the Nashville sound.
Nelson has acted in over 30 films, co-authored several books, and has been involved in activism for the use of biofuels and the legalization of marijuana. Along with Neil Young and John Mellencamp, he set up Farm Aid in to assist and increase awareness of the importance of family farms. After years of fighting tuberculosis, Rodgers was so weakened during the sessions that he needed to rest on a bed between songs.
Rodgers died two days later from a pulmonary hemorrhage while staying at the Taft Hotel; he was only 35 years old. Jimmie Rodgers, singer, songwriter, who was among the first country music superstars and pioneers, died while staying at the Taft Hotel; he was only 35 years old.
Born on this day in Morrisville, Missouri Winford was Wynn Stewart, the country music performer who was one of the progenitors of the Bakersfield sound and an inspiration to such greats as Buck Owens and Merle Haggard. Stewart suddenly died of a heart attack on July 17, Born on this day in Greenville, Mississippi, was Ben Peters, country music songwriter who wrote many 1 songs.
Charley Pride recorded 40 of his songs and 4 of them went to 1 on the American country charts. Peters was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in Peters was briefly a recording artist himself; his only charting hit was "San Francisco is a Lonely Town", which hit 46 on the country charts in He died in Nashville, Tennessee, on May 25, His famous country single was "The Lumberjack," an international hit that sold over 1.
Init peaked at 5 on the Billboard country charts in the USA. This success was such a phenomenon that he was nicknamed "Mr.
He died on June 19, of emphysema at his home in Martinsville, Indiana, he was Twitty held the record for the most 1 singles of any act with 55 1 Billboard country hits until George Strait broke the record in Twitty who scored his first 1 in with "It's Only Make Believe" died on June 5, in Springfield, Missouri, at Cox South Hospital two months before the release of what would be his final studio album, Final Touches. The Outlaws. Glaser died August 13, in Nashville, Tennessee, aged 79, after a long illness.
Born on this day in Shreveport, Louisiana, was pianist Floyd Cramer, who was one of the architects of the "Nashville sound". He was known for his "slip note" piano style, where an out-of-key note slides into the correct note. He died on Dec 31st She died on September 25, aged Born on this day in Canton, Ohio, was Dick Glasser, singer, songwriter, and record producer. His biggest hit as a songwriter was "Angels in the Sky. McCall's 1 record "Convoy," a worldwide hit for the company.
Born on this day in Elaine, Arkansas was session pedal steel guitar player John Hughey. He has worked with various country music acts, most notably Vince Gill and Conway Twitty. A member of the Pedal Steel Guitar Hall of Fame, Hughey was known for a distinctive playing style called "crying steel", which focused primarily on the higher range of the guitar.
He died on November 18, age Born on this day in in Higley, Arizona was country singer-songwriter Red Simpson, best known for his trucker-themed songs. His first 1 hit was with "Sam's Place," recorded by Buck Owens.
Simpson died on January 8, He died on September 21, aged Born on this day in Sparkman, Arkansas, was Jim Ed Brown, singer who achieved fame in the s with his two sisters as a member of The Browns. He died from lung cancer at the age of 81 on June 11 During their courtship, Cash and Liberto wrote each other over 10, pages of love letters, forming the basis of her autobiography, titled I Walked the Line: My Life with Johnny, which was published in She died on May 24, Born on this day, was Vern Gosdin, nicknamed "The Voice" by his peers.
Gosdin died on 28th April Born on this day in Chickasha, Okla, was Wyatt Merle Kilgore, American singer, songwriter, and manager who co-wrote with June Carter"Ring Of Fire", which became a hit for Johnny Cash, ending Cash's three-year career slump, staying at 1 on the country chart for seven weeks in Kilgore started his career in country music as a teenage gofer for Hank Williams and ended as the manager of Hank Williams Jr.
Kilgore died on February 6, He died 6th Jan aged Born on this day in Brownfield, Texas, was Don Walser, was known as a unique, award-winning yodeling "Texas country music legend. He died on September 20, Presley died on Aug 16th Born on this day in Joinerville, Texas was Charlie Waller, lead singer and guitarist for the legendary bluegrass band the Country Gentlemen.
He died on August 18, Born on this day in Houston, Texas, was Johnny Bush, country music singer, songwriter, and drummer. Bush, nicknamed the "Country Caruso," is best known for his distinctive voice and as the writer of "Whiskey River," a top-ten hit for himself and Willie Nelson's signature song.
Born on this day in Saltillo, Tennessee, was W. Born on this day, was Hank Cochran, American country music singer and songwriter. Starting during the s, Cochran was a prolific songwriter in the genre, including major hits by Patsy Cline, "I Fall to Pieces.
Cochran was also a recording artist between andscoring seven times on the Billboard country music charts, with his greatest solo success being "Sally Was a Good Old Girl". He died on July 15, aged A year later, at the age of 20, he was made a member LP) the Grand Ole Opry. Wills' later recording of "Ida Red" served as a model for Chuck Berry's decades later version of the same song - "Maybellene".
Born on this day in St. She died on May 22, Born on this day, was Jerry Lee Lewis, rock and roll and country music singer-songwriter and pianist, known by the nickname "The Killer".
Born on this day in Coushatta, Louisiana, was Margie Singleton, country music singer and songwriter. In the s, she was a popular duet and solo recording artist, working with country stars George Jones and Faron Young. Born on this day in Rowe, Virginia, was Mel Street. From toStreet hosted his own show on a Bluefield, West Virginia television station. He recorded his first single, "Borrowed Angel," in for a small regional record label.
A larger label, Royal American Records, picked it up inand it became a top Billboard hit. He recorded the biggest hit of his career, "Lovin' on Back Streets", in He committed suicide by a self-inflicted gunshot wound, on October 21,his 43rd birthday. Born on this day, in Bossier City in northwestern Louisiana, was David Houston, country music singer.
Houston died on November 30, Born on this day, was Tom Brumley, American steel guitarist who played with Buck Owens and the Buckaroos in the s, contributing to the group's "Bakersfield sound", and later spent a decade with Rick Nelson.
Brumley died on February 3, Born on this day in Fort Worth, Texas, was Roger Miller the singer, songwriter, musician and actor, best known for his honky tonk-influenced novelty songs.
A lifelong cigarette smoker Miller died on October 25, of lung and throat cancer at the age of Payne died on Aug 10th Born on this day in Saint John, New Brunswick, was Stompin' Tom Connors one of Canada's most prolific and well-known country and folk singer-songwriters. He is credited with writing more than songs and released four dozen albums, with total sales of nearly 4 million copies.
Connors died aged 77 in his home in Ballinafad, Ontario on March 6, He died June 7, in a two-car crash in Nashville, Tennessee, after a driver ran a stop sign. Campbell became a patient at an Alzheimer's long-term care and treatment facility in and died of the disease in Nashville, Tennessee on August 8, at the age of Orbison died on December 6th Ashley made chart history as the first country artist to have a 1 hit with a song he wrote, published and sang.
Ashley died on Oct 20th Hall, country music singer-songwriter. Riley in He became known as 'The Storyteller,' due to his storytelling skills in his songwriting. Holly died on January 13, Snow signed with the label, staying for more than 45 years. During his career that spanned nearly 50 years, he recorded albums and charted more than 85 singles.
Born on this day, was Billy Sherrill, record producer and arranger who is most famous for his association with a number of country artists, most notably Tammy Wynette. Sherrill and business partner Glenn Sutton are regarded as the defining influences of the countrypolitan sound, a smooth amalgamation of pop and country music that was hugely popular during the late s and throughout the '70s.
Sherrill died on 4 Aug after a short illness at the age of He died on January 18 age Born on this day in Huntland, Tennessee, was Lorene Mann, American country music singer and songwriter. She is known for her duets with Justin Tubb and Archie Campbell. Mann died aged 76 on May 24, Born on this day in Beaumont, Texas, was Billie Jo Spears, country music singer who reached the top of the Country music charts five times between andher biggest hit being the "Blanket on the Ground.
Born on this day in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, was George Hamilton IV who began his career in the late s as a teen idol, later switching to country music in the early s.
Born on this day in Mishawaka, Indiana was pedal steel guitarist, Buddy Emmons. He was widely regarded as the world's foremost pedal steel guitarist of his day and was inducted into the Steel Guitar Hall of Fame in Emmons died of a heart attack in Nashville, Tennessee on July 21, Born on this day in Atlanta, Georgia, was Jerry Reed, country music singer, guitarist, songwriter, and actor who appeared in more than a dozen films.
Reed died on Aug 31st Born on this day in Oildale, California, was country music songwriter, singer, and guitarist Merle Haggard. Along with Buck Owens, Haggard and his band The Strangers helped create the Bakersfield sound, which is characterized by the unique twang of Fender Telecaster guitar and the unique mix with the traditional country steel guitar sound.
Haggard died on the morning of April 6,his 79th birthday, of complications from pneumonia at his home in Palo Cedro, California. Fender died on 14th October Born on this day, was Chips Moman, American record producer, guitarist, and songwriter.
Born on this day in Littlefield, Texas, was Waylon Jennings, singer, songwriter, and musician. In he released the album Wanted! Jennings, who died on 13th February 13,was also the narrator for the TV show the Dukes of Hazzard. Born on this day was American singer and songwriter Larry Henley. Other 1 country hits were his songs "Is It Still Over? He died in Nashville, Tennessee on 18 Dec age Hamilton's breakthrough hit was the song "Before this Day Ends".
His biggest hit came two years later with "Abilene", another song penned by Loudermilk and Bob Gibson. The song spent four weeks at 1 on Billboard's country singles chart. Hamilton died on Sept 17th after he suffered a major heart attack. Born on this day in Lubbock, Texas was Don Bowman the American country music singer, songwriter, comedian and radio host.
He was best known for co-writing the hits "Just To Satisfy You" and "Wildwood Weed" and played an important role in Waylon Jennings getting recording contracts. He died on June 5th Born on this day, was Joe Osborn, American bass guitar player known for his work as a session musician and one time member of The Wrecking Crew.
One count listed Osborn as bassist on fifty-three 1 hits on the country charts. He died on Nov 2 Born on this day, was Glenn Sutton, country music songwriter and producer. Born Royce Glenn Sutton in Hodge, Louisiana, he was one of two chief architects of the countrypolitan sound the other being Sutton's frequent songwriting partner Billy Sherrill.
Glenn produced her most famous single, "Rose Garden," which hit 1 on the country charts and 3 on the pop charts. Born on this day in Maud, Oklahoma was Wanda Lavonne Jackson, singer, songwriter, pianist and guitarist who had success in the mids and 60s as one of the first popular female rockabilly singers and a pioneering rock and roll artist.
She is known to many as the Queen or First Lady of Rockabilly. He has released more than 40 studio albums and has reached 1 on the country charts seven times: InBillboard magazine named four Anderson compositions -"City Lights," "Once A Day," "Still," and "Mama Sang A Song" - among the top 20 country songs of the past 35 years, more than any other songwriter.
He died on April 6th age Born on this day in New York City, was John Hartford, country and bluegrass composer and musician known for his mastery of the fiddle and banjo, as well as for his witty lyrics.
He also invented his own shuffle tap dance move, and clogged on an amplified piece of plywood while he played and sang. Hartford died on June 4 He is also blind, having lost his sight when he was four years old, due to an accident involving his father's knife. She had 13 country singles in Billboard's Country Top 40 between andrecorded twenty albums for RCA Victor between andand received two Grammy nominations. Born on this day in Spartanburg, South Carolina, was Buck Trent, country music instrumentalist who invented the electric banjo.
He was a member of Porter Wagoner's "Wagon Masters" from to DeWitt who had suffered from from Crohn's disease died on 15th August His greatest success came in the s, when he became the best-selling performer for RCA Records since Elvis Presley. Pride became the first Black country musician to be inducted into the Grand Ole Opry. Over the past thirty years, Pride has remained one of the Top 20 best-selling country artists of all-time.
His incredible legacy includes 36 1 hit singles, with over 70 million albums sold. Acting roles included Bionic Woman and McCloud. Axton died of a heart attack on October 26thaged Born on this day in Nashville, Tennessee, was singer-songwriter Warner Mack. Mack had many hits on the country charts from the late s to the early s, including the 1 hit "The Bridge Washed Out". Born on this day in Scottsville, Kentucky, was Norro Wilson, country music singer, songwriter and producer.
He died on June 8th age Born on this day in Jayton, Texas was steel guitar player Weldon Myrick. Myrick died on June 2, Paycheck died on February 19, Born on this day in Sparkman, Arkansas was Bonnie Brown. The American country music singer was a member of the Browns, a trio popular in the s.
Brown died on July 16, aged Born on this day in Houston, Texas, was Kenny Rogers, singer-songwriter, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur. He has charted more than hit singles across various music genres, topping the country and pop album charts for more than individual weeks in the US alone. Born on this day in Iron City, Tennessee, was Melba Montgomery, country music singer best known for duet hit recordings in the s with country music singer George Jones and her US 1 hit "No Charge.
Seals has played guitar on numerous sessions and has collaborated on compositions with Waylon Jennings, Vince Gill, Will Jennings and others. Born on this day, was Phil Everly, singer, songwriter, with the country-influenced rock and roll performers The Everly Brothers. Phil Everly died on Jan 3rd Born on this day in Clarkdale, Georgia, was Ray Stevens, country and pop singer-songwriter. Stevens recorded perhaps his most famous hit, "The Streak," which poked fun at the earlys fad of running nude in public, known as "streaking.
Born on this day in Brooklyn, New York, was Barry Mann, songwriter, and part of a successful songwriting partnership with his wife, Cynthia Weil. Bailey has had three double sided 1's in succession on the Country charts, a feat never accomplished by any other artist. Born on this day in Wellington, Texas, was Glen Hardin, piano player and arranger. Born on this day in Datto, Arkansas, was Bill Rice, country music singer and songwriter. Rice has had more awards from the American Society You Two Timed Me One Time Too Often / Swing 42 - Summit (10) - The Tall Brown Grass (Vinyl Composers, Authors and Publishers than any other songwriter.
Williams died at his home in Alabama on 8 September aged He first gained popularity in Australia in the s with a string of rockabilly hits, including the Australian 1 hit "Boom Boom Baby". Switching to country music, he gained popularity in US in the s with a string of top ten country hits, several of which were 1 hits, including "Broken Down in Tiny Pieces", "Rub It In", and "Ruby Baby".
Craddock is known to fans as "Mr. Country Rock" for his uptempo rock-influenced style of country music. Born on this day in Okemah, Oklahoma, was Billy Parker country music disc jockey and singer. Between andParker charted more than twenty singles on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart. Strzelecki was struck by a car in Nashville on December 22 and died of his injuries on December 30, Shaver's album country gospel style Everybody's Brother was Grammy nominated. James Burton is also known as the "Master of the Telecaster.
Born on this day in Akron, Ohio, was David Allan Coe songwriter, outlaw country music singer and guitarist. Born on this day in Spiro, Oklahoma, was Dallas Frazier, country musician and songwriter who had success in the s and 60s. Born on this day in Nashville, Tennessee, was Ruby Wright, country music singer-songwriter. Wright was the daughter of country singers Kitty Wells and Johnnie Wright. She sang with her parents as a young girl and in the mids, she became part of an all-girl trio, Nita, Rita and Ruby.
Wright died on September 27, Born on this day in Keiser, Arkansas was Ed Bruce. He also co-starred in the television series Bret Maverick with James Garner during the season. Born on this day, was Cristy Lane, country music and gospel music singer, best known for a number of major country hits in the late 70s and the early s, including her cover version of the song, "One Day at a Time". Born on this day in Moorhead, Mississippi, was Johnny Russell country singer, songwriter, and comedian best known for his song "Act Naturally", which was made famous by Buck Owens, who recorded it inand The Beatles in He died on July 3 South died aged 72 on 5 Sept Born on this day in Nashville, Tennessee, was Bobby Russell, singer and songwriter.
Between andhe charted five singles on the Hot Country Songs charts. Griff died on March 9, aged Jones is famous for his version of "Green, Green Grass of Home" which was a world-wide hit in Born on this day in Melbourne, Australia was Diana Trask, country and pop singer. She charted eighteen singles on the country charts, of which the highest was the 13 "Lean It All on Me" in She is best known for her Grammy award-winning Country hit, "Don't Touch Me", which peaked at 2 on the country charts.
Born on this day in Lakeland, Florida, was Bobby Braddock, country music songwriter and record producer. Born on this day in Shreveport, Louisiana was record producer, songwriter and guitar player Jerry Kennedy. Another work done by Kennedy on Dobro was Jeannie C.
Born on this day in Lubbock, Texas, was Delbert McClinton, singer-songwriter, guitarist, harmonica player, and pianist. Born on this day in Marianna, Florida, was Bobby Goldsboro who had a string of Pop and Country hits during the s and s, including his signature 1 classic "Honey," which sold over one million copies in the United States.
Inhe created the fifty-two episode children's television series The Swamp Critters of Lost Lagoon. Goldsboro voiced all the characters, wrote all the scripts, and played all the musical instruments. Born on this day, near New Albany, Mississippi, was Bobby Wood, session musician and songwriter most famous for his work as the Memphis Boys keyboardist. Born on this day in Oklahoma, was Henson Cargill country music singer best known for the 1 hit, "Skip a Rope". He has also recorded thirty-seven studio albums.
Born on this day in Elkhart, Indiana was Connie Smith the country music artist. She began her career in after winning a local talent contest near Columbus, Ohio, which attracted the attention of country songwriter Bill Anderson.
Her first 1 hit was with her debut single "Once A Day" released in Born on this day, was Don Rich, country musician who helped develop the Bakersfield sound in the early s. He was a noted guitarist and fiddler, and a member of the Buckaroos, the backing band of country singer Buck Owens. Rich died on July 17, Born on this day in Marietta, Georgia, was country singer Priscilla Mitchell. In the s, with country singer Roy Drusky, she recorded a series of hits, their best-selling recordings being country music "cheating songs", including their biggest hit together, "Yes Mr.
Peters", released inbecoming 1 on the country charts. Born on this day in El Dorado, Arkansas, was David Frizzell, country music singer the younger brother of country music legend Lefty Frizzell. In the s and into the s, Conley charted more than thirty singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, of which eighteen reached 1. Conley's eighteen 1 country singles during the s marked the most 1 hits by any artist in any genre during that decade.
Conley's music has been referred to as "thinking man's country" because the narrator looks into the heart and soul of his characters in each song. He died on April 10th Clark died on May 17, aged He died from lung cancer at the age of 56 on 7th May Born on this day in Phoenix, Arizona, was Jody Miller, country music singer who in released an answer record to Roger Miller's hit "King of the Road", titled "Queen of the House" which became her signature hit, peaking at 5 on the country singles chart.
Born on this day in Monroe City, Missouri, was Helen Cornelius, country singer-songwriter and actress, best remembered for a series of hit duets with Jim Ed Brown, many of which reached the US country singles top ten during the late s and early '80s, including the 1 hit "I Don't Want to Have to Marry You".
Born on this day in Puryear, Tennessee, was Rattlesnake Annie, country singer and songwriter. She earned her nickname as a child from her respect of snakes. At the time, it was unusual for a woman to play guitar in public, and it was also rare for a woman to produce her own songs. Born on this day, was Mac Davis, country music singer, songwriter, and actor His early work writing for Elvis Presley produced multiple 1 hits including "Memories", "In The Ghetto", and the latently popular "A Little Less Conversation".
He joined Johnny Cash's backing band, the Tennessee Three, after original lead guitarist Luther Perkins, died in a house fire. He was Cash's guitarist for nearly thirty years. Wootton died on April 9, age Born on this day in Oneonta, New York, was Jerry Jeff Walker, country music singer and songwriter who is most famous for writing the song "Mr. Born on this day, was Larry Butler, country music producer, songwriter.
From the mids through the s, he worked with Kenny Rogers. Butler is the only Nashville producer to win the Grammy Award for Producer of the year.
Russell played piano with "The Wrecking Crew" the top L. His most successful record was "Down in the Boondocks" in His first hit on the country music chart was in with "Burned Like a Rocket. Born on this day in Tremont, Mississippi was Tammy Wynette. Known as the first lady of country music. Her best-known song, "Stand by Your Man", was one of the biggest selling hit singles by a woman in the history of the country music genre. She died from cardiac arrhythmiaon aged 55 on 6th April Between andthe duo also released fourteen singles, including "Tennessee Bird Walk", a 1 hit.
Born on this day in Hodgenville, Kentucky, was Bobby Lewis, country music singer-songwriter. Between andLewis released ten albums and charted more than twenty-five songs on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart. Born on this day in Crossett, Arkansas, was K. Oslin, country music singer and songwriter who is known for a series of top-ten country hits during the late s and early s, four of which topped the chart including her hit "Come Next Monday.
Born on this day in Cleveland, Ohio, was Rory Bourke, songwriter. Born on this day in Hugo, Oklahoma, B. He died on March 31, Born on this day, was Lee Greenwood, country music artist who has charted more than 35 singles on the Billboard country music charts. Born on this day in Florence, Alabama, was Donnie Fritts, session musician and songwriter. Fritts has been Kris Kristofferson's keyboardist for over forty years as of Inhe was inducted into the Alabama Music Hall of Fame.
He died on August 27th age Born on this day in Vienna, Missouri was country singer Leona Williams. She was a backing musician for Loretta Lynn and Merle Haggard, to whom she was married between and Born on this day in Robbinsville, North Carolina, was Ronnie Milsap, country music singer and pianist.
Emmons who was a member of Bill Black's Combo from died on February 23rd Linde wrote numerous hit songs for mainly country music singers, beginning with hits for Roger Miller and Roy Drusky in Inhis song for the Dixie Chicks, "Goodbye Earl", stirred some controversy for its take on spousal abuse. Born on this day in Phoenix, Arizona, was Jessi Colter country music artist who is best known for her collaboration with her husband, Waylon Jennings and for her country-pop crossover hit "I'm Not Lisa".
Born on this in Denver, Colorado was Wayne Carson, country musician, songwriter, and record producer. He played percussion, piano, guitar, and bass. Carson died on July 20,aged She became one of the few women in the outlaw country movement during the s.
She died on February 12, He also co-wrote "Cain's Blood", the debut single of s country group 4 Runner. Whilst hanging out backstage at the Montgomery Municipal Auditorium, Hank Williams offered to go out on stage to retrieve Hardrock Gunter's guitar who had just finished his set.
Hank walked onto the stage and picked it up, and played a few songs, bringing the house down! Born on this day in Florence, Alabama was drummer and record producer Jerry Carrigan. He died on June 22nd age Born on this day, was Gene Watson, country singer, best known for his signature song "Farewell Party" and the hit "Love in the Hot Afternoon," and his hit "Fourteen Carat Mind. Born on this day, was American drummer and session musician Larrie Londin. He played on more hit records during his career than any other drummer, with the possible exception of the legendary session drummer Hal Blaine.
He died on August 24, He died on January 1, Born on this day in Letcher County, Kentucky, was Gary Stewart, country musician and songwriter known for his distinctive vibrato voice and his southern rock influenced, outlaw country sound. During the mids Time magazine described him as the "king of honkytonk. Inshe was the bestselling country artist in Canada, outselling even Garth Brooks and Clint Black. She was also the only female singer ever to have three separate albums chart in the same year in Australia.
Born on this day was American country music singer and songwriter Kenny O'Dell. Born on this day in Boscobel, Wisconsin, was Bobby G. Rice, country music singer-songwriter. Between andRice released nine albums and charted thirty songs on the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart. Born on this day in Humboldt, Tennessee, was T. Sheppard, born Billy Neal Browdercountry music singer, who had 15 1 hits during the s and s. Sheppard owned a small chain of now-defunct restaurants under the name of "T.
Born on this day in Chickasaw County, Mississippi, was Bobbie Gentry, singer-songwriter notable as one of the first female country artists to compose and produce her own material. Gentry rose to international fame with her intriguing Southern Gothic narrative "Ode to Billie Joe" in The track spent four weeks at 1 on the Billboard Hot chart and sold over three million copies all over the world.
Born on this day in Lafayette, Louisiana, was Eddy Raven, who is known for his Cajun-influenced country music. Born on this day in Eugene, Oregon, was Susan Raye, country music singer. She enjoyed great popularity during the early and mid 's and chalked up seven top 10 and nineteen top 40 country hits.
Raye was a protegee of country music singer Buck Owens. Owens and Raye recorded a number of hit albums and singles together. Born on this day was American country singer, guitarist Ray Downs, best known for his appearances on the syndicated Porter Wagoner television show.
Ray is now a novelist with three novels and hundreds of short stories to his credit. Born on this day was Kinky Friedman, American Texas Country singer, songwriter, novelist, humorist, politician and former columnist for Texas Monthly. Creason died on 21 December He died on December 26, in Georgia. Born on this day in Atlanta, Georgia, was Brenda Lee.
At 4 ft. Inshe was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. The marriage ended in divorce on May 29, He was acting governor of California while Brown spent time outside of California pursuing presidential ambitions. According to the Opry, drums and horns were not considered to be part of country music. Wills' band at the time consisted of two fiddlers, two bass fiddles, two electric guitars, an amplified electric steel guitar, and a trumpet, as well as drums, with which the drummer played in the Dixieland style.
Red Foley became the first country performer to record in Nashville, Tennessee. Born on this day, was Michael Martin Murphey, singer-songwriter and multiple Grammy nominee, Murphey has six gold albums, including Cowboy Songs, the first album of cowboy music to achieve gold status since Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs by Marty Robbins in Born on this day in Lafayette, Tennessee, was Rita Coolidge, singer and songwriter.
She met Kris Kristofferson at Los Angeles airport when they were both catching the same flight to Tennessee and he got off in Memphis with her rather than go on to his originally intended stop in Nashville; the two married in Born on this day in Springhill, Nova Scotia, was Anne Murray, the Canadian singer whose albums have sold over 54 million copies. Murray became the first Canadian female solo singer to reach 1 on the US charts, and also the first to earn a Gold record for one of her signature songs, "Snowbird".
Born on this day songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Fred Tackett best known as a member of the band Little Feat. Born on this day in Anson, Texas, was Jeannie C. Born on this day in Kerang, Victoria, was John Williamson, Australian country music singer-songwriter. Williamson has released over forty albums, and has received twenty-six Golden Guitar trophies at the Country Music Awards of Australia.
Born on this day in Ashland, Kentucky, was Naomi Judd, country music singer, songwriter, and activist. With her daughter, Wynonna Judd, Naomi formed country music's most famous mother, daughter team, The Judds scored twenty top hits including fifteen 1's and have sold over 20 million albums. Born on this day in Sevierville, Tennessee, was Dolly Parton, singer-songwriter, author, multi-instrumentalist, actress. She is one of the most successful female country artists of all time; with an estimated million albums sold.
The duo had success in the s and s, starting with the release of their crossover hit "Let Your Love Flow" ina 1 single on the Billboard Hot Starting in the late s, the Bellamy Brothers found success in country music as well, charting twenty 1 singles. Born on this day was Douglas B. Green, American musician, arranger, award-winning Western music songwriter, and Grand Ole Opry member.
Dexter owned a bar in the s and helped popularize the style of country music known as 'honky tonk', when he recorded "Honky Tonk Blues" at his first recording session in Cash died on October 14 Born on this day in Texas City, Texas, was Johnny Lee country music singer whose single, "Lookin' for Love" spent three weeks at the top of the Billboard country singles chart in He racked up a series of country hits in the early and mids. Born on this day in Versailles, Kentucky, was John Conlee, country music singer who between and scored a total of thirty-two singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts.
Webb is the only artist ever to have received Grammy Awards for music, lyrics, and orchestration. With his brothers he wrote "Islands in the Stream" which became a world-wide 1 hit for Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton in He later became a songwriter for other artists, with his credits including Razzy Bailey's 1 single "Midnight Hauler".
Born on this day in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, was Lacy J. Dalton country singer and songwriter known for her gritty, powerful vocals. Parsons died on 19th September from a heroin overdose aged Born on this day in Groveton, Texas, was Jacky Ward, country music artist. Between andhe charted more than fifteen singles His highest-peaking single, "A Lover's Question", reached 3 on the charts in Murrah was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in Born on this day was American record producer and pianist Tony Brown.
Born on this day was Jimmy Buffett, singer-songwriter, film producer, and businessman. He is best known for his music, which often portrays an "island escapism" lifestyle. Together with his Coral Reefer Band. He has a devoted base of fans known as "Parrotheads". The track became his third single released on Sterling Records in April Tex Williams recorded "Smoke! The song which was co-written with Merle Travis and produced by Lee Gillette, spent 15 weeks at 1 on the country chart in The song can be heard in the opening of the film, Thank You for Smoking.
Born on this day in Birmingham, Alabama, was Emmylou Harris, singer-songwriter and musician. She has released many chart-topping albums and singles over the course of her career, winning 12 Grammy Awards.
The song was Williams' first major hit, reaching 4 on the Billboard Singles chart and is considered one of the earliest examples of rock and roll music. Many others have recorded and performed the song a notably hit version was by Travis Tritt in the s. Born on this day was American songwriter and musician Richard Fagan who had six top ten singles and 18 charted singles on the Billboard Country charts.
Fagan died aged 69 on August 5, Born on this day, was Mike Reid who is a retired professional American football linebacker, as well as a country music artist who played for the Cincinnati Bengals. Between andshe recorded two duet albums with Bill Anderson, and charted four duets with him. One of their duets, "Sometimes", reached 1 in Williams died on February 11, A Grammy award-nominated writer and Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee, Goodrum has written 1 songs in each of the four decades since his first 1 hit, 's "You Needed Me.
Born on this day in Minneapolis, Minnesota, LP), was Bernie Leadon, musician and songwriter, best known as a founding member of the Eagles. Born on this day in Gilmer, Texas, was Don Henley singer, songwriter and drummer, best known as a founding member of the Eagles. Inhe moved to Los Angeles to record an album with his early band, Shiloh, while living at the home of fellow Texan Kenny Rogers; the album was produced by Kenny Rogers.
Shortly thereafter, Henley met Glenn Frey. They both became members of Linda Ronstadt's backup band. The Eagles have sold over million albums worldwide. According to biographer Colin Escott, Ramona Vincent, a crippled woman, wrote the words of the song as a poem and sent it to Williams, who put a melody to it. Born on this day in Atlanta, Georgia, was Freddy Weller, country music artist.
Born on this day, was Pat Alger, songwriter, singer and guitarist who inwas voted Songwriter of the Year by the Nashville Songwriter's Association International. Anderson died on July 30th aged Born on this day in Mountain City, Tennessee, was Dave Loggins, singer, songwriter widely remembered for his composition "Please Come to Boston", which was a top 10 hit in the US for him, and was subsequently covered by numerous other artists.
Born on this day in South Whitley, Indiana, was Janie Fricke, country music singer, best remembered for a series of country music hits in the early to mid s.
Loretta Webb married Oliver Vanetta Lynn, commonly known as "Doolittle", "Doo" or "Mooney" for running moonshineafter courting for a month. Mooney was 21 years old; Loretta was In an effort to break free of the coal mining industry, the couple moved from Butcher Hollow to the logging community of Custer, Washington when she was 16 years old and seven months pregnant with the first of their six children.
Over the course of their often-tumultuous nearly year marriage, Doolittle was instrumental in developing Lynn's musical talent and country music career.
After the duo disbanded, Seals began a solo career in country music. Throughout the s and into the early s, he released 16 studio albums and charted more than 20 singles on the country charts. Born on this day, was Paul Lavon Davis, singer and songwriter, best known for his hit "I Go Crazy", which once held the record for the longest chart run on the Billboard Hot after spending 40 weeks on the charts.
His highest-charting pop hit was the 6 "'65 Love Affair. After the duo disbanded, Seals began a solo career in country music and throughout the s and into the early s, released 16 studio albums and charted more than 20 singles on the country charts, eleven of which reached 1, including: "Meet Me in Montana" with Marie Osmond"Bop", "You Still Move Me", "I Will Be There", "Three Time Loser", and "Good Times". During its heyday from to helped to launch the careers of some of the greatest names in American country and western music.
Born on this day in Seminole, Texas, was Larry Gatlin, singer, songwriter best known for teaming up with his brothers Steve and Rudy in the late s, becoming You Two Timed Me One Time Too Often / Swing 42 - Summit (10) - The Tall Brown Grass (Vinyl of country music's most successful acts of the s and s. Gatlin scored a total of 33 Top 40 singles. He also co-wrote "Love in the First Degree" a 1 hit for Alabama in She is also the daughter of country singer Tex Dickerson and the younger sister of songwriter Ron Davies.
During the s and s she scored numerous Top 10 and Top 20 Billboard hits becoming one of country music's most influential artists. American country music singer Roy Acuff announced his intention to run for governor of Tennessee. Running as the Republican candidate, he later lost to Democratic candidate Gordon Browning in the November election. Her music has been successful in multiple genres including pop, country, and adult contemporary and has sold an estimated million records worldwide and has scored 3 Country 1 albums.
Born on this day in Biloxi, Mississippi, was Chris Ledoux, singer-songwriter, bronze sculptor and rodeo champion. During his career LeDoux recorded 36 albums many self-released which have sold more than six million copies in the US. He died on March 9, Born on this day was American country music singer Gary Morris who charted a string of countrypolitan-styled hit songs throughout the s including the ballad "The Wind Beneath My Wings", and five 1 hits.
Hank Williams went into E. Born on this day in Oneida, Kentucky, was Les Taylor, country music artist who was the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of country-pop band Exile. He performed with the group untilwhen he left to pursue a solo career. Born on this day, was James Preston 'J.
It was released as a single on MGM Records in September and reached 4 on the country singles chart. During sessions at Castle Studios in Nashville Hank Williams recorded "Wedding Bells" which later peaked at 2 on the country singles chart in It was made of green vinyl, as part of an early attempt to color-code singles according to the genre of music they featured.
Others included red for classical music and yellow for children's songs. Hank Williams' first publicity photos were taken in Shreveport. The photo which was later used for the Hank Williams stamp issued in as part of the Legends of American Music was taken on this day. His horse, Trigger, also had its hoof prints cast for posterity. Born on this day in Sevierville, Tennessee, was Stella Parton country singer and songwriter.
She is a younger sister of Dolly Parton, and musician and businessman Randy Parton. His musical style is often considered a blend of Southern rock, blues, and traditional country. Born on this day in Nashville, Tennessee, was Russell Smith, country music singer-songwriter. He died age 70 on July 12th Born on this day in Tuskegee, Alabama, was Lionel Richie, singer, songwriter and one time member of the Commodores. Kenny Rogers scored the crossover country hit with the Richie written and produced track "Lady".
The album returned him to the top of the Billboard chart, his first 1 album there for more than 25 years. Born on this day in Shreveport, Louisiana, was James Stroud, drummer and record producer. Born on this day in Kingston, New York was country singer, songwriter Henry Paul who was a member of the Southern rock band Outlaws and is also a founding member of the country band BlackHawk. Born on this day in Fort Payne, Alabama, was Jeff Cook guitarist and singer, songwriter best known as one of the founding members of Alabama who have scored over 30 US Country 1 hits.
Williams wrote the song originally intending that the words be spoken, rather than sung. The song about loneliness was largely inspired by his troubled relationship with wife Audrey Sheppard and was released as the B side to "My Bucket's Got a Hole in It" which was a 2 hit in The song first appeared in the musical Oh, Ernest and was recorded by Emmet Miller in and later by country music singer Rex Griffin.
Born on this day in Buffalo, NY, was Greg Leisz, songwriter who plays guitar, dobro, mandolin, lap steel and pedal steel guitar. American old-time fiddler and an early-recorded country musician Fiddlin' John Carson died aged He wrote more than songs in his life but only nine were ever copyrighted which led to several copyright issues with both Okeh Records and other musicians during his active career.
Ripley died from cancer on January 3rd, two days after his 69th birthday. Between andJones released four studio albums. His highest charting single, "Bonnie Jean Little Sister ," peaked at 10 in Born on this day in Bartlesville, Oklahoma was Becky Hobbs country music singer, songwriter and pianist who has charted multiple singles on the Country charts, including the 10 hit "Let's Get Over Them Together", a duet with Moe Bandy. Best known for her years as a regular on the country variety series Hee Hawappearing in comic sketches with other cast members.
Her record "Brass Buckles" was a top-five hit on Billboard's country singles chart. She was featured on the cover of Playboy Magazine several times initially credited as Barbi Klein and in nude photo layouts. Born on this day in Nashville, Tennessee, was Paul Worley, American record producer and session guitarist, known primarily for his work in country music. McDowell has charted more than thirty Top 40 hits on the Billboard country music charts.
Born on this day was American singer-songwriter Kacey Jones. Jones died on September 1, after a long battle with cancer. His released his debut album, Now and Then, in He was killed in a gunfight with a bounty hunter at the age of 65 on June 11 George Jones married his first wife Dorothy Bonvillion, the couple divorced slightly more than a year later.
The song, stayed at the top of the charts for 21 weeks and was the first of seven 1 Billboard country hits Snow scored throughout his career. He died from a heart attack on October 2,his 49th birthday celebration party.
It stayed at the top of the charts for a record breaking 21 weeks, and was the first of seven 1 Billboard country hits Snow scored throughout his career. The track was the first in a series of Fairchild songs where childhood themes were used to express dismay over broken relationships, her follow-up hit was"Kid Stuff.
Hynes died of cancer on November 19, aged Born on this day was American country music artist John Wesley Ryles. Born on this day in Walden, New York was A. Masters died aged 64 on January 12, An award-winning singer, Gayle has accumulated 18 1 country hits during the s and s.
She was also famous for her once nearly floor-length hair. Born on this day was Zella Lehr, American singer and entertainer. Born on this day, was Ray Benson the front man of the Western swing band Asleep at the Wheel who have released more than 20 albums and earned 9 Grammy awards. Born on this day Lubbock, Texas, was Lloyd Maines, country music record producer, musician and songwriter.
Best known as a pedal steel player, Maines is a multi-instrumentalist who has toured and recorded as a member of the Joe Ely Band. As the father of Natalie Maines, lead singer of the Dixie Chicks, he was instrumental in bringing the current lineup of bandmates together in Born on this day American guitarist and record producer Richard Bennett. His version of the song was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in Born on this day near Louisville, Kentucky was fiddle player, multi-instrumentalist, and country music and bluegrass artist Hoot Hester.
Hester had played backup for a number of country music artists, among them Alabama, Hank Williams Jr. He died on August 30, age Born on this day Lodi, Wisconsin, was Tom Wopat, actor and singer.
He scored a handful of hits on the country charts including the "A Little Bit Closer. Born on this day in Pulaski, Tennessee, was David Wills, singer-songwriter. The song which spent 13 weeks at the top of the charts has also been recorded by Merle Haggard and Dwight Yoakam.
Born on this day, was harmonica player, Mickey Raphael who is best known for his work with Willie Nelson. The following week, Perry Como opened his show by doing his own version of "Hey Good Lookin'" and then apologized to Hank for doing so. Born on this day in Sabinal, Texas, was Johnny Rodriguez who became the first famous Latin American country music singer, infusing his music with Latin sounds.
After on-going back problems, Hank Williams underwent a "spine fusion" operation at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville. Audrey Williams filed for divorce from Hank Williams for the second time in four years. Born on this day in Lakehurst, New Jersey, was Juice Newton pop and country singer, songwriter and guitarist. He later joined in with the rest of the cast singing his own "I Saw The Light". Born on this day in Lakeland, Florida was musician Monte Yoho.
It became the first 1 Billboard country hit for a solo female artist. Born on this day in Poteet, Texas, was George Strait, country music singer, actor, and producer.
Strait who is referred to as the "King of Country," is known for his unique style of western swing music, bar-room ballads, honky-tonk style.
Strait holds the world record for more 1 hit singles than any other artist in the history of music on any chart or in any genre, having recorded 60 1 hit singles. Born on this day in Kirksville, Indiana, was Junior Brown, country guitarist and singer. Brown's signature instrument is the "guit-steel" double neck guitar, a hybrid of electric guitar and lap steel guitar. June Carter married the actor and composer Carl Smith.
They had one child together, Carlene Carter. The couple divorced in Born on this day in Tracy, Minnesota was songwriter and music publisher Dennis Morgan. Hank Williams was fired from the Grand Ole Opry for habitual drunkenness. After a fall suffered during a hunting trip in Tennessee early in the year, Williams started to consume painkillers, including morphine, and alcohol to ease the pain. Hank Williams was arrested in Alexander City, Alabama for public drunkeness.
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