Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Dates of Note in Country Music, November 16-30

Category: News


November 16:

Earl Bolick born in Hickory, North Carolina, 1919 (died 1998)
Troy Seals born in Bill Hill, Kentucky, 1938 (now 69)
Larry Cordel born in Cordell, Kentucky, 1949 (now 58)
Will Goleman of the Cactus Brothers born in Shreveport, Louisiana, 1963 (now 44)
J.D. Sumner died (heart attack), 1998 (was 73)


November 17:


Gordon Lightfoot born in Orilla, Ontario, Canada, 1938 (now 69)
Eva Foley (Red Foley's wife) died (suicide), 1951 (was 33)
Don Gibson died (natural causes), 2003 (was 75)


November 18:

Jessi Alexander born in Jackson, Tennessee, 1976 (now 31)
John McFee of Southern Pacific born in Santa Cruz, California, 1953 (now 54)
Doug Sahm died (heart attack), 1999 (was 58)

November 19:

Billy Currington born in Savannah, Georgia, 1973 (now 34)
Jerry Foster born in Tallapoosa, Missouri, 1935 (now 72)
Bobby Russell died (coronary artery disease), 1992 (was 51)


November 20:

Eck Robertson born in Madison County, Arkansas, 1897 (died 1975)
Curly Putman born in Princeton, Alabama, 1930 (now 77)
George Grantham of Poco born in Cordell, Oklahoma, 1947 (now 60)
Dierks Bentley born in Phoenix, Arizona, 1975 (now 32)
Josh Turner born in Hannah, South Carolina, 1977 (now 30)
Judy Canova born in Starke, Florida, 1913 (died 1983)
RCA buys Elvis Presley from Sun Records for $35,000, 1955

November 21:

Jean Shepard born in Paul Valley, Oklahoma, 1933 (now 74)
Jim Eanes died (congestive heart failure), 1995 (was 71)
Charlie Daniels pulls out of "Country Freedom Concert" after being told not to perform "This Ain't No Rag, It's a Flag," 2001

November 22:

Wiley Post born in Grand Saline, Texas, 1899 (died 1935)
First Disc Jockey Convention held in Nashville, 1952
Keith Whitley and Lorrie Morgan married, 1986

November 23:
Jerry Sullivan born in Wagarville, Alabama, 1933 (now 74)
Charlie Sizemore born in Richmond, Kentucky, 1960 (now 47)
Spade Cooley died (heart attack), 1969 (was 58)
Grady Nutt died (plane crash), 1982 (was 48)
Roy Acuff died (congestive heart failure), 1992 (was 89)
Smokey Rogers died (unknown cause), 1993 (was 76)


November 24:

Stoney Edwards born in Seminole, Oklahoma, 1929 (died 1997)
Johnny Carver born in Jackson, Mississippi, 1940 (now 67)
Teddy Wilburn died (congestive heart failure), 2003 (was 71)


November 25:

Biff Collie born in Little Rock, Arkansas, 1926 (died 1992)
Amy Grant born in Augusta, Georgia, 1960 (now 47)
Eddie Stubbs born in Gaithersburg, Maryland, 1961 (now 46)
Ralph Emery's overnight radio show debuts on WSM, 1957

November 26:

Joe Nichols born in Rogers, Arkansas, 1976 (now 31)


November 27:


Eddie Rabbitt born in Brooklyn, New York, 1941 (died 1998)
Charlene Arthur died (illness), 1987 (was 58)

November 28:

WSM Barn Dance (later known as the Grand Ole Opry) born, 1925 (now 82)
Carrie (Mrs. Jimmie) Rodgers died (cancer), 1961

November 29:

Merle Travis born in Rosewood, Kentucky, 1917 (died 1983)
Jody Miller born in Phoenix, Arizona, 1941 (now 66)
Joel Whitburn born in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, 1938 (now 69)

November 30:

Bob Moore born in Nashville, Tennessee, 1932 (now 75)
Jeannie Kendall born in St. Louis, Missouri, 1954 (now 53)
Mindy McCready born in Ft. Myers, Florida, 1975 (now 32)
Teddy Wilburn born in Hardy, Arkansas, 1931 (died 2003)
David Houston died (brain aneurysm), 1993 (was 54)

1 comment:

Sista said...

November 25 was a good day for DJ greatness.