Hank Heads Down The Lonesome Highway This Day In Country Music – January 10th (Video)
2010 – John Rich and his wife, Joan, have a son, Cash Rich, in Nashville.
2009 – Taylor Swift sings “Love Story” and “Forever & Always” as the musical guest on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live”.
2005 – The city council in Rincon, Georgia, approves a sign at the city limits proclaiming the community as the hometown of Billy Currington.
2003 – Darryl Worley performs “Have You Forgotten?” publicly for the first time on the Grand Ole Opry at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium.
1998 – Martina McBride soars to #1 on the Billboard country chart with “A Broken Wing”.
1982 – MCA releases The Oak Ridge Boys’ “Bobbie Sue”.
1981 – Merle Haggard’s “I Think I’ll Just Stay Here And Drink” makes a stir at #1 on the Billboard country chart.
1980 – Crystal Gayle’s “Miss The Mississippi” album becomes the first country release to receive a gold record during the ’80s.
1952 – Audrey Williams files for divorce from Hank Williams for the second time in four years.
1948 – Loretta Webb marries Oliver “Mooney” Lynn in Butcher Holler, Kentucky. He gives her her first guitar, becomes her first manager, and inspires many of her feisty domestic songs.