If this is your birthday, congratulations! You are celebrating along with a couple of   successful ladies in country music.

Singer/songwriter Matraca Berg, born in Nashville, in 1964. She writes Deana Carter's "Strawberry Wine," Reba McEntire's "The Last One To Know," Martina McBride's "Wild Angels" and Kenny Chesney's "You And Tequila," among others.

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Happy 52nd, Matraca!

Also turning a year older today:

Jessica Harp, born in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1982. She becomes a member of The Wreckers, a duo with Michelle Branch, after working as a vocalist in Branch's band.

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Happy 34th, Jessica!

This Is The Day The Music Died

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Today, commemorates the untimely death of singers Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and J.P. Richardson, known as the Big Bopper. These three Rock singers died in an airplane crash on February 3, 1959. at the height of their popularity.

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Every generation has their music idols.

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These three were among the top of the 1950's generation.

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Those who grew up in the fifties mourned the premature deaths of their music idols.

Concho Valley birthdays include:

Alex Bolin, 17. From her Great-Grandmother.  Alex wins her choice of desserts today from Papa Murphys. 

Janet Crooks, very mature. From all of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.