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George, Tammy, Johnny & More

16 February 2017 The Roundup


1969: George Jones and Tammy Wynette married in Ringgold, Georgia, after telling others that their marriage was in August 1968. They quickly earned the titles such as “The First Couple of Country Music,” “Country’s Sweethearts,” and “The President and First Lady.”

1971: Johnny Cash records “Man In Black” in Nashville at the Columbia Recording Studio.

1971: Lynn Anderson was at #1 on the country music album chart with Rose Garden. The title track went on to top the country charts, where it stayed at the #1 position for five weeks, and reached #3 on the pop charts in 1971. Anderson received a Grammy Award for the song for Best Female Country Vocal Performance.

1986: Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson star in the NBC-TV movie “The Last Days Of Frank& Jesse James.” The cast also includes Ed Bruce, David Allan Coe and June Carter Cash.

2002: Hank Williams Jr. makes his first appearance on the Grand Ole Opry in more than 20 years, joining Travis Tritt and Marty Stuart to pay tribute to the late Waylon Jennings for more than an hour at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium.

2010: Miranda Lambert earns a gold album for Revolution.

 

Read more at Key Music News: http://www.keymusicnews.com/classic-rewind/george-tammy-johnny-more/


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