Birthdays And Anniversaries For Wednesday
We'll check the names of our listeners celebrating here on September 3rd, after a quick glance at some events that have helped shape Country Music on this date.
1925- Hank Thompson is born in Waco, Texas. One of the leading acts in the 1950s and 60s. His music was a mix of Western Swing and honky-tonk. His best known song was, "The Wild Side Of Life." He was elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame, in 1989.
1961- Loretta Lynn signs a recording contract with Decca Records.
1988- Rodney Crowell has the #1 single in Billboard magazine with "I Couldn't Leave You If I Tried".
1996- Deana Carter's debut Capitol album, "Did I Shave My Legs For This?", is released.
2005- "Mississippi Girl", by Faith Hill, occupies the #1 spot on Billboard's country chart.
2009- Carrie Underwood's, "Cowboy Casanova", is released to radio by Arista Records.
2013- His recording of, "It Goes Like This", earns Thomas Rhett a gold single.
Concho Valley birthdays include:
Nellie Woodruff, 12. From her friend, Taigan.
Lillie Winans, 94. From her son, Ronnie.
Sam Sheppard, 18. From Mom, Dad, Garrett, Mattie and Caryson.
Andres Coy, 10. From Mom, his brothers and sister.
Vallie Sughrue, 12. From Mom, Dad, Sally and Alexis. Vallie wins our birthday cake today from Halfmann's Cake Cottage.
Happy Wedding anniversary to:
Jeff & Kim Rollwitz, 26 years. They will be in our drawing Friday morning for a dozen roses from Southwest Florists.