Country Music History August 15
Elk City, Oklahoma is the birth place of Jimmy Webb, born this date in 1946. Webb penned such great songs as "By The Time I Get to Phoenix" and "Highwayman".
"Wake Up Little Susie" was recorded back in 1957 by The Everly Brothers.
Mickey Mantle's funeral was held this date in 1995 in Dallas. Among those attending was Roy Clark who sang "Yesterday When I Was Young".