Birthdays And Anniversaries For November 6th + Saxophone Day
If this is your birthday, congratulations! You share this date with one of the true Texas treasures. Singer/songwriter Guy Clark, born in Monahans, Texas in 1941. An Americana icon, he writes such hits as Ricky Skaggs' "Heartbroke," Rodney Crowell's "She's Crazy For Leaving" and Vince Gill's "Oklahoma Borderline".
Happy 74th, Guy!
This Is Saxophone Day!
Adophe Sax, the inventor of the saxophone, was born on this day in 1814. He invented 8 types of saxophones: Sopranino, Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone, Bass, Contrabass, and Subcontrabass. The first Saxophone ever created was the Bass Saxophone, in 1840. A 9th type of Saxophone, the Soprillo Saxophone, was invented in 2004. It is the smallest Saxophone.
A few famous saxophone players include: "Boots" Randolph, John Coltrane, Stan Getz, and Charlie "The Bird" Parker.
Now Let's P-A-R-T-Y!
Concho Valley birthdays include:
Britany Kirkham, 24. From Mom and her 2 sisters.
Carlos Flores, 42. From his old friends at Central High.
Leah McClelland, 37. From the Girls. Leah is today's winner of dessert from Papa Murphys.
Tad Cason, 53. From the Cook family.
Alyssa Hughes, 6. From Mom and Mathew.
Shaylee Caudle, 15. From Mom and Dad.
Sam Dehoyos, 54. From Jill.
Congratulations to Don & Janet Crooks, who celebrated their 49th anniversary 11-5. They are this weeks winners of a dozen roses from Southwest Florists.