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Being Hit By A Car Was The Best Thing That Could Have Happened This Day in Country Music – December 3rd (Video)

1960 – Dave Dudley is hit by a car. His insurance company pays him $14,000 which jump starts his coming success. He invests the $14,000 he receives from the insurance company to record “Six Days On The Road”.

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2006 – Dolly Parton and Smokey Robinson are awarded Kennedy Center Honors in a Washington, D.C., event attended by president George W. Bush. Also recognized are Steven Spielberg and theatrical composer Andrew Lloyd Webber.


2005 – Dierks Bentley’s “Come A Little Closer” moves into the #1 position on the Billboard country chart.


2004 – Trace and Rhonda Adkins welcome a daughter, Trinity Lee Adkins.


2003 – Toby Keith’s “American Soldier” video debuts on CMT.


1983 – Anne Murray’s “A Little Good News” reaches #1 on the Billboard country singles chart.


1977 – Dolly Parton’s “Here You Come Again” begins a five-week ride at #1 in Billboard.


1973 – Bob Wills holds what proves to be his final recording session at the Sumet-Burnet Studio in Dallas. He suffers a stroke during the night, and The Texas Playboys record the next day without him.


1954 – Bass player Paul Gregg born in Altus, Oklahoma. He joins Restless Heart, whose big, pop-tinged harmonies earn them a series of smooth country hits in the late-1980s and the Academy of Country Music’s vocal group of the year award in 1990.


1927 – Ferlin Husky born in Flat River, Missouri. His 1956 recording, “Gone,” is hailed as the first example of the Nashville Sound. He also hasĀ a landmark with the gospel-themed “Wings Of A Dove” and enters the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2010.

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