Birthdays for Saturday
Hang on to find out who among our listeners is turning a year older here on August 30, but first, here are some events that have happened on this date in country music. 1919- Muriel Deason, better know as, Kitty Wells is born in Nashville. In 1952 she recorded her signature song, "It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels" and followed it up with 13 years of hits. She is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and earned the nickname, "Queen of Country Music".
1949- Hank Williams records 3 songs, including "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" and My Bucket's Got a Hole In It", in a session at the E.T. Herzog Studio in Cincinnati, Ohio.
1991- Dottie West is a passenger in a car that is involved in an accident on her way to perform at the Grand Ole Opry. She suffers injuries that would claim her life 5 days later.
1997- Kenny Chesney scores his first #1 single in Billboard with "She's Got It All".
2006- The Country Music Hall of Fame announces, George Strait, Sonny James and session guitarist, Harold Bradley as the new inductees, for 2006.
Concho Valley birthdays include:
Brenda Breeden, old enough. From her husband, Forrest and son, Joey.
Lynn Teague, 36. From all her family.