Country Music History July 1
July already? Where does the time go!
On this date in 1955, Keith Whitley was born in Sandy Hook, Kentucky. Keith was married to Lorrie Morgan, and had several hit singles in the late 1980's. Keith passed away in 1989.
In 1990, Hank Williams, Jr., married Mary Jane Thomas, his fourth wife. While honeymooning in Tanzania, they found their camp infested with cobras.
The number one country single on the Billboard charts in 1995 was "Sold (The Grundy County Auction Incident)" by John Michael Montgomery.
And in 2009, "Toes" by The Zac Brown Band was released to radio.