Birthday Bash Lands Doug Supernaw In The Pokey This Day In Country Music – September 26th
2002 – Doug Supernaw is arrested outside a bar in Brenham, Texas, after fighting with five police officers. He’s charged with public intoxication, assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest.
2002 – Terri Clark’s “I Just Wanna Be Mad” video debuts on CMT.
2000 – BNA releases Kenny Chesney’s “Greatest Hits”.
1994 – Asylum releases the self-titled debut album by Bryan White.
1960 – Doug Supernaw born at St. Joseph Hospital in Bryan, Texas. The rough-necked performer has a handful of successful singles in the 1990s, most notably “Reno” and “I Don’t Call Him Daddy”.
1955 – Carlene Carter born in Nashville. The daughter of Carl Smith and June Carter, she develops an edgy brand of country that flirts with rockabilly, debuting in 1977. She attains her biggest commercial success in the early-’90s.
1948 – Olivia Newton-John born in Cambridge, England. Raised in Australia, the pop singer begins her career with country-tinged recordings, gaining her a Country Music Association award as female vocalist of the year in 1974.
1947 – Lynn Anderson born in Grand Forks, North Dakota. The daughter of songwriters Liz and Casey Anderson, she achieves more than 15 hit singles from 1967-1983, although the million-selling “Rose Garden” dramatically eclipses her other recordings.
1941 – David Frizzell born in El Dorado, Arkansas. The younger brother of Lefty Frizzell, he adds a traditional country element to the genre in the early-1980s on his solo novelty hit “I’m Gonna Hire A Wino To Decorate Our Home” and on duets with Shelly West.
1925 – Martin Robinson born in Glendale, Arizona. Under the name Marty Robbins, he brings a smooth style and confident swagger to country, veering from pop crossover material to western story songs to country ballads, landing in the Country Music Hall of Fame.