A Day in Music - March 6th

Today in country music history:

1999 - George Jones was seriously injured in a car accident when his Lexus crashed into a bridge. George was drunk at the time.

1964 - Elvis Presley's film Kissin' Cousins premiered.

 

Birthdays:

Skip Ewing - songwriter

Bob Wills (1905-1975) - member of Country Music Hall of Fame and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, leading figure of Western Swing, "Faded Love," "San Antonio"

 

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