Birthdays For January 11th + Country Music History
If this is your birthday, congratulations! You are sharing this date with a lady in country music.
Naomi Judd, born in Ashland, Kentucky in 1946. Along with daughter Wynonna, The Judds become the pre-eminent duo of the '80s with harmonies that reflect mountain music and the blues. Chronic hepatitis forces her to halt regular performing in 1991.
Happy 70th, Naomi!
Country Music Events For January 11th.
Roger Miller records "Dang Me" and "Chug-A-Lug" in Nashville, in 1964, at the Bradley Film & Recording Studio.
Johnny Cash & June Carter record the classic "Jackson" at the Columbia Recording Studios in Nashville, in 1967.
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's album "Will The Circle Be Unbroken, Volume 2" receives five Grammy nominations, in 1990.
Taylor Swift is named Favorite Country Artist during the People's Choice Awards, aired from Los Angeles on CBS, in 2012.
Concho Valley birthdays include:
(Twin Girls) Reagan & Rylynn, 6. From Nanna and Pawpaw.
Ron Lubke, 47. From his brother, Doug.
Teresa Bowyer, 64. From her husband, Richard. Daughter, Donna and her grandsons, Wyatt and Garrett. Teresa wins her choice of desserts from Papa Murphys.
No anniversaries to report.