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Hello Harold Jenkins This Day in Country Music – September 1st (Video)

1933 – Harold Jenkins is born in Friars Point, Mississippi. As Conway Twitty, he leaves a pop-rock career in 1965 to pursue country music, racking up hits consistently for more than 20 years. He joins the Country Music Hall of Fame posthumously in 1999.

 

2010 – Miranda Lambert winds up with nine Country Music Association Awards nominations–the most ever for a female artist–as the CMA wraps two days of announcements.

 

2006 – Taylor Swift performs “Tim McGraw” in her first appearance on the Grand Ole Opry.

 

2005 – Little Big Town’s “Boondocks” video debuts on CMT.

 

2004 – Sara Evans performs “Born To Fly” on the third night of the Republican National Convention at New York’s Madison Square Garden. Brooks & Dunn sing “Only In America” after a speech by incumbent vice president Dick Cheney.

 

1983 – The Soviet Union downs Korean Air Lines flight 007, killing 269 people, including a U.S. congressman. The event inspires Lee Greenwood to write “God Bless The U.S.A.” Johnny Cash also cancels a Soviet tour in protest.

 

1979 – Willie Nelson & Leon Russell share the top spot on the Billboard country chart with their remake of “Heartbreak Hotel”.

 

1964 – Charlie Robison is born in Bandera, Texas. A noted alternative country singer-songwriter who first finds an audience in the late-1990s, he marries–and later divorces–Dixie Chick Emily Erwin.

 

1962 – Marty Robbins’ “Devil Woman” begins a sinful eight-week run at #1 on the Billboard country singles chart.

 

1951 – Lefty Frizzell’s “Always Late (With Your Kisses)” ascends to #1 in Billboard magazine.

 

1950 – Drummer Steve Goetzman born in Louisville, Kentucky. He joins Exile, whose mix of country, rock and gospel nets hook-filled 1980s hits such as “Woke Up In Love,” “She’s A Miracle” and “Crazy For Your Love”.

 Information provided by: RolandNote.com

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