Birthdays And Anniversaries For September 24th + Country History
If this is your birthday, congratulations! Here's a look back at some events for this date in country music.
1962- Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs record "The Ballad Of Jed Clampett," the theme for "The Beverly Hillbillies". 1976- The Sons Of The Pioneers receive a star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame. 1989- Clint Black picks up his first gold album, for "Killin' Time". 1991- Mark Chesnutt receives his first gold album, for his debut, "Too Cold At Home". 1997- "Strawberry Wine" wins twice at the 31st annual Country Music Association awards, broadcast by CBS from Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House. Earning Single of the Year for Deana Carter and producer Chris Farren, and Song of the Year for writers Matraca Berg and Gary Harrison. 2009- Miranda Lambert performs her entire "Revolution" album at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium for an audience that includes Taylor Swift. In addition to "White Liar" and "The House That Built Me," the set list includes covers of "Crazy," "The Way I Am" and "Settin' The Woods On Fire".
Now Let's P-A-R-T-Y!
Concho Valley birthdays include:
Cotton Wood, 5. From Mom, Dad and his 2 brothers.
David Coates, 47. From Mom, Tonnia, Nicki and Kevin.
Joshua Rychlik, 21. From Mom and Dad.
Ruby Shannon, old enough. From Doug, Christy and the grandkids.
Joe Huerta, 34. From his Mother, Father and 3 sisters.
Melva Weeks, old enough. From her husband, Jodie. Melva wins her choice of desserts today from Papa Murphys.
Happy Wedding Anniversary to:
Jim & Colleen Castello, 29 years. From their 2 daughters and 9 grandchildren. They will be in our drawing Tomorrow morning for a dozen roses from Southwest Florists.