Tuesday, September 11, 2018

This Day in Country Music History...September 11, 2018 (Merle Haggard married Theresa Ann Lane + others)

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September 11th: On this day


1899
Born on this day, was Jimmie Davis, singer, songwriter, who served two nonconsecutive terms as the 47th Governor of Louisiana (1944–1948 and 1960–1964). Davis was a nationally popular country music and gospel singer from the 1930s into the 1960s, occasionally recording and performing as late as the early 1990s. He is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and The Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. Davis died on November 5, 2000.
1962
Born on this day, was Blake Chancey American record producer and music business executive, (the son of record producer and label executive Ron Chancey, who signed George Strait and Jimmy Buffett, and produced the Oak Ridge Boys). Chancey worked with and developed Dixie Chicks, Ricochet, Montgomery Gentry, as well as overseeing the A&R of many other artists on the roster. He went on to produce Waylon Jennings, Billy Ray Cyrus, Little Big Town and Mary Chapin Carpenter and many other Sony artists.
1981
Born on this day in Augusta, Georgia, was Charles Kelley, country music singer-songwriter with Lady Antebellum, who scored the 2009 US #1 Country hit “I Run To You.” The group won five awards at the 2011 Grammy Awards, including Song of the Year and Record of the Year for "Need You Now." Lady Antebellum was also awarded the Best Country Album award at the 54th Grammy Awards.
1984
Barbara Mandrell was seriously injured in a car accident. She suffered multiple injuries and severe concussion that caused temporary memory loss, confusion, and speech difficulties. She took an 18-month sabbatical from performing to recover.
1993
Merle Haggard married Theresa Ann Lane, the couple have two They have two children, Jenessa and Ben. Haggard has been married five times.
2001
Filmmaker and music video director Carolyn Mayer Beug, was one of the passengers who died when American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the World Trade Center. Also on the plane with her was her mother, Mary Alice Wahlstrom. Beug had directed several music videos for country singer Dwight Yoakam.

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