The Jukebox Rocks This Day in Country Music – July 6th (Video)
One of the first songs I remember playing on Kicks 105 starts it’s 3 week run at number 1.
2009 – Lady Antebellum’s Charles Kelley marries Nashville publicist Cassie McConnell in the Bahamas.
2008 – Kix Brooks runs with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain.
2007 – The Rascal Flatts single “Life Is A Highway” is certified gold and platinum.
2003 – The Dixie Chicks perform at Dallas’ American Airlines Center despite a threat that Natalie Maines will be shot on stage.
1998 – Roy Rogers dies of heart failure in Apple Valley, California. The King of the Cowboys was the only performer elected twice to the Country Music Hall of Fame–once as a solo artist, once as a member of The Sons Of The Pioneers.
1991 – Alan Jackson begins a three-week run at #1 on the Billboard country singles chart with “Don’t Rock The Jukebox”.
1978 – Tammy Wynette marries songwriter George Richey–known for such titles as “The Grand Tour” and “‘Til I Can Make It On My Own”–at her home in Jupiter Beach, Florida.
1974 – Anne Murray registers her first #1 country single in Billboard with a remake of “He Thinks I Still Care”.
1956 – Guitarist John Jorgenson born in Madison, Wisconsin. He joins The Desert Rose Band, which fashions a string of 1980s hits, and plays on records by Pam Tillis, Rick Trevino and Mary Chapin Carpenter, among others.
1940 – Jeannie Seely born in Titusville, Pennsylvania. A year after moving to Nashville, she gains a Top 10 recording with “Don’t Touch Me,” propelling her to membership in the Grand Ole Opry and a Grammy award.