Charlie Puckers Up To A Number One This Day in Country Music – December 4th (Video)
1971 – Charley Pride’s biggest hit ascends to #1 on the Billboard country chart: “Kiss An Angel Good Mornin’”.
2005 – Blaine and Sammi Larsen marry in Seattle.
2004 – Gary Allan collects a #1 single on the Billboard country list with “Nothing On But The Radio”.
2003 – Ricky Skaggs receives five nominations for the annual Grammy awards, more than any other country artist. Willie Nelson takes four, while Alison Krauss nets three.
1991 – The Judds perform the final show of their Farewell Tour at the Murphy Center in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Naomi Judd is retiring, suffering from a potentially fatal strain of hepatitis, leaving Wynonna to pursue a solo career.
1981 – Lila McCann born in Puyallup, Washington. She breaks through in 1997 at age 15, netting a hit with “I Wanna Fall In Love” and a nomination from the Academy of Country Music for Top New Female. Each of her first two albums goes gold.
1971 – Seven months after eloping to Mexico, George Strait re-marries Norma Voss in Texas to satisfy their parents.
1965 – Eddy Arnold nets a #1 country single in Billboard magazine with “Make The World Go Away”.
1956 – Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis pose for a photo while recording in the Sun studios. Cash leaves before the tape starts rolling, but the session is dubbed “The Million Dollar Quartet”.
1955 – Drummer Brian Prout born in Troy, New York. He joins Diamond Rio, whose ace musicianship and strong harmonies lead to numerous Vocal Group of the Year awards and a bevy of hits during the 1990s and early 2000s .
1944 – Eddy Arnold holds his first recording session at the WSM radio studios in Nashville. He records his first hit, “Each Minute Seems A Million Years,” and his first version of “The Cattle Call”.
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