Birthdays And Anniversaries For November 5th + Country Music History
Is this your birthday? If so, you share it with the "King of the Cowboys". Leonard Slye, was born on this date in Duck Run, Ohio, just outside of Cincinnati. Under his stage name, Roy Rogers, he becomes a western movie star and singing cowboy. He was twice elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame, as a solo star and also as a member of The Sons Of the Pioneers. Country Music History For November 5th.
1946 - Gram Parsons is born in Winter Haven, Florida. He would become a member of The Byrds, The Flying Burrito Brothers, as well as a solo artist. He would also become an important figure in the development of county-rock. He also would tour and record with protege Emmylou Harris.
1982 - Alabama's recording of "Christmas In Dixie", is released by RCA.
1990 - The first hit for Pam Tillis, "Don't Tell Me What To Do", is released by Arista.
2003 - Alan Jackson takes home 3 trophies from the 37th annual Country Music Association awards in Nashville. He wins Entertainer of the Year, Male Vocalist and Vocal Event, for "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere" with Jimmy Buffett.
Now Let's P-A-R-T-Y!!
Concho Valley birthdays include:
Linda Meares, old enough. From her son, Billy, his wife, Sandy and her grandson, Hunter.
Jacelyn Martin, 1 year old. From Nanna and Paw Paw.
Leticia Romo, 43. From Cody, Lonnie and Tiffany.
Ann De La Rosa, 42. From Mom, her brother and 2 sisters.
George Olvera, 1 year old. From all his family.
Jim Ornelas, 33. From Ryno and the staff at Gandy Ink.
Christopher Odom, 29. From his father in-law, Eddie.
Aubrey Bockhorn, 3. From Tricia and Eli Cook. Aubrey wins today's birthday cake from Halfmann's Cake Cottage.
Happy Wedding Anniversary to:
Joe & Kellsey Castenula, 3 years. They will be in our drawing this Friday morning for a dozen roses from Southwest Florists.