A Day in Music - August 8th

Today in country music history:

1975 – Hank Williams, Jr. fell 500 feet down a mountain in Montana.  After two years of surgeries, he returned to music.


Birthdays:

Mel Tillis - Country Music Hall of Fame member, "Detroit City," "Coca Cola Cowboy"

Mark Wills - "Don't Laugh at Me," "I Do (Cherish You)"

Webb Pierce (1921-1991) - Country Music Hall of Fame member, "There Stands the Glass," "Backstreet Affair"

 

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