Birthdays For January 20th + Country Music History
If this is your birthday, congratulations! There are two names in country music celebrating along with you.
John Michael Montgomery, born in Danville, Kentucky, in 1965. His hits "I Love The Way You Love Me," "I Swear" and "I Can Love You Like That" make him one of the top balladeers of the 1990s.
Happy 51st, John Michael!
Also born on this date:
Brantley Gilbert, in Jefferson, Georgia, in 1985. He earns his first hit, "Country Must Be Country Wide," in 2011, following with "You Don't Know Her Like I Do," "Bottoms Up" and "More Than Miles." Gilbert also writes Jason Aldean's hits "My Kinda Party" and "Dirt Road Anthem".
Happy 31st, Brantley!
On this date in 1973:
Jerry Lee Lewis makes his Grand Ole Opry debut, breaking two promises: he won't sing rock & roll, and won't swear. The set list includes his 1st country hit, "Another Place, Another Time,". Then he tears into "Johnny B. Goode," "Great Balls Of Fire" and "Whole Lot Of Shakin' Going On".
Concho Valley birthdays include:
Allegra Aly, 5. From Grandma, Pawpaw and all the family.
Lane Ward, 19. From his Mom, Aunt Crystal and brother, Logan.
Haley Crotwell, 24. From Mom. Haley is our winner today of her choice of dessert from Papa Murphys.
No wedding anniversaries to report.