A Day in Music - March 20th

Today in country music history:

2002 – The number one album in America was the soundtrack for the movie O Brother, Where Art Thou? featuring bluegrass, country and gospel music.

2001 - Loretta Lynn was admitted to a hospital in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee, complaining of pain in her lungs.  She was treated for pneumonia and released March 31st.


Birthdays:

Ranger Doug - singer, Riders in the Sky

Jimmy Seales - guitarist, Shenandoah

Jerry Reed (1937-2008) - singer-actor, "Amos Moses," "When You're Hot, You're Hot," appeared in Smokey and the Bandit

 

Image: Universal Music Group

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