A Day in Music - September 29th

Today in country music history:

2009 - Miranda Lambert's album Revolution was released.

2004 - Randy Travis got his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

1998 - Sara Evans' single, "No Place That Far," featuring Vince Gill was released.

1996 - Buck Owens, Norro Wilson, Jerry Chesnut and Kenny O'Dell joined the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.

1993 - Vince Gill won five CMA Awards including CMA Entertainer of the Year. He also co-hosted the show.

1976 – Jerry Lee Lewis was charged with shooting a firearm within the city limits. He hit his bass player, Norman Owens, twice in the chest while attempting to shoot a soda bottle.

 

Birthdays:

Jerry Lee Lewis - singer-pianist, "The Killer"

Gene Autry (1907-1998) - actor-composer-singer, "Back in the Saddle Again"

 

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