Here’s what we have planed for today’s show!
2005 Singer-songwriter (and rodeo champion), Chris Ledoux died.
2015 Songwriter and recording artist Wayne Kemp, who penned hit tunes for George Strait, George Jones and Johnny Cash, among many others, died at Macon County General Hospital in Lafayette, Tennessee.
2016 Canadian country music singer and songwriter Ray Griff died aged 75.
1959 – George Jones’ first #1 record charted to day. “White Lightning” was written by disc jockey J.P. Richardson
1964 – Lefty Frizzell topped the charts with his Columbia single “Saginaw Michigan.”
1969 – Buck Owens recorded “Johnny B. Goode” at a live performance at the London Palladium, in England.
1974 – The Grand Ole Opry played their last Saturday night show at the Ryman, prior to moving to the new Opry House.
2002 Jo Dee Messina and Tim McGraw tag-team the #1 position on the Billboard country singles chart with “Bring On The Rain”
1991 Alan Jackson tops the Billboard country singles chart for the first time in his career with “I’d Love You All Over Again”
1964 The Statler Brothers show up at a Johnny Cash show in Canton, Ohio, and open the concert when the Man in Black is late. Cash subsequently adds them to his touring cast for the next eight years