Birthdays And Anniversaries For April 20th + Country Music History
If this is your birthday, congratulations! There's an artist in country music who shares the same date as you. Singer and guitarist Wade Hayes is born in Bethel Acres, Oklahoma, in 1969. Traditionally influenced, he scores several hits in the mid-1990s, including "Old Enough To Know Better," "On A Good Night" and "What I Meant To Say". Happy 46th, Wade!
Country Music History For April 20th.
1938-Singing cowboy Roy Rogers makes his debut as a leading man with the release of "Under Western Stars." Accompanied by Smiley Burnette and his horse, Trigger, Rogers plays a congressman for a drought-stricken state.
1977-The Glen Campbell hit "Southern Nights" goes gold.
1987-The appropriately named Eddie "Rabbitt" performs for the annual Easter Egg Hunt on the White House lawn in Washington, D.C.
2008-Hank Williams, Steve Wariner and The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band are added to the Music City Walk of Fame in Nashville, along with jazz musician Kirk Whalum, Christian singer Steven Curtis Chapman and "Ring Of Fire" songwriter Merle Kilgore.
Now Let's P-A-R-T-Y!
Concho Valley birthdays include:
Corey Allen, 4. From Grannie and G-Paw.
Brandy Williams, 40. From all the family.
Serena Herrera, 11. From Mom, Dad and Grandma.
Natalie Treadaway, 9. From Mom and Dad. Natalie wins our birthday cake today from Halfmann's Cake Cottage.
No anniversaries to report.