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1938 - Born on this day in Scottsville, Kentucky, was Norro Wilson, country music singer, songwriter and producer. Wilson has written numerous hits including songs for Charlie Rich, Charley Pride, George Jones and Tammy Wynette, and has also produced artists, including Joe Stampley, Margo Smith, Sara Evans, Kenny Chesney and Shania Twain
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grammy Award-winning songwriter Kenny O'Dell has died. O'Dell was 73.
Woodbine Funeral Home's Hickory Chapel director Wendell Byrd said Thursday that O'Dell died of natural causes Tuesday at a health care facility in Cool Springs outside of Nashville.
Wall to receive musical makeover
SEARCY, Ark. (AP) — A 100-by-40-foot mural to be painted on a downtown Searcy business will highlight Arkansas musicians by showcasing their songs, according to Think ART Director Mat Faulkner, who initiated plans to adorn Searcy in art and culture back in September.
Today's look at country history >>>
1962 – George Jones hits #1 on the Billboard country chart with "She Thinks I Still Care"
1965 – Roger Miller received a gold single for "King Of The Road", which was was Miller's fifth single for Smash Records
1974 - Charlie Rich was at #1 on the US Country chart with Behind Closed Doors
Here's today's look at country music history >>>
1950 – Sun Studio was opened by Sam Phillips at 706 Union Avenue in Memphis, Tennessee. It was originally called Memphis Recording Service, sharing the same building with Sun Records. Rock-and-roll, country music, and rockabilly artists, including Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, Charlie Rich, and Jerry Lee Lewis, recorded there throughout the mid to late 1950s