A Day in Music - September 6th

Today in country music history:

2005 - Gretchen Wilson's single "All Jacked Up" was released for sale.

2001 - Diamond Rio's album One More Day was certified gold.

2000 - John Michael Montgomery's video for "The Little Girl" premiered.

1997 - Upright bassist Roy Husky Junior died of cancer.  He was 41.

1984 - Ernest Tubb died at Nashville's Baptist Hospital. He had been a fixture on the Grand Ole Opry since 1943 and entered the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1965.

1952 - Hank Williams hit #1 with "Jambalaya (On the Bayou)."

 

Birthdays:

David Allan Coe - singer, "You Never Even Called Me By My Name"

Mel McDaniel (1942-2011) - singer, "Louisiana Saturday Night," "Baby's Got Her Blue Jeans On"

Buddy Miller - singer

Joe Smyth - drummer, Sawyer Brown

Mark Chesnutt - singer, "Too Cold at Home," "Almost Goodbye," "Going Through The Big D"

 

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