Friday, July 6, 2018

This Day in Country Music History...July 6, 2018 (The Dixie Chicks performed a concert at Dallas' American Airlines Center + others)

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July 6th: On this day

1940
Born on this day in Titusville, Pennsylvania, was Jeannie Seely country music singer and Grand Ole Opry star. She is best known for her 1966 Grammy award-winning Country hit, "Don't Touch Me", which peaked at #2 on the country charts.

1953
Born on this day in Seguin, Texas, was Nanci Griffith, American singer, guitarist, and songwriter. Griffith has recorded duets with many artists, among them Emmylou Harris, Don McLean, Jimmy Buffett, Dolores Keane, Willie Nelson, and Darius Rucker.

1978
Tammy Wynette married songwriter George Richey at her home in Jupiter Beach, Florida. This was the singers fifth marrage and saw Richey becoming her manager throughout much of the 1980s.

1998
Roy Rogers, singer and cowboy actor died of congestive heart failure in Apple Valley, California. One of the most heavily marketed and merchandised stars of his era, as well as being the namesake of the Roy Rogers Restaurants franchised chain. He and his wife Dale Evans, his golden palomino, Trigger, and his German Shepherd dog, Bullet, were featured in more than 100 movies and The Roy Rogers Show. The show ran on radio for nine years before moving to television from 1951 through 1957.

2003
The Dixie Chicks performed a concert at Dallas' American Airlines Center despite an anonymous threat that group member Natalie Maines would be shot on stage, (after the controversy regading her comments about President George W. Bush, and the Iraq war). Maines had a police escort to and from the show and then directly to the airport.

2006
Waylon Jennings was inducted to Hollywood's Rock Wall in Hollywood, California. Between 1966 and 1995, 54 Jennings albums charted, with 11 reaching #1. Jennings was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2001.

2009
Charles Kelley from Lady Antebellum's married Nashville publicist Cassie McConnell in the Bahamas.

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