Country Music History May 2
Happy Monday! Two country men were born on May 2. In 1948, Gatlin Brothers Band member, Larry Gatlin, was born in Seminole, Texas. Along with his brothers Rudy and Steve, they had a gaggle of hits in the '70s and '80s including "Broken Lady" and probably their most famous, "All The Gold In California".
Also born on this day in 1962, Ty Herndon in Butler, Alabama. Ty has had hits with "Living In A Moment" and "What Mattered Most".
A huge album in country history "Highwayman" was released in 1985 by Columbia. The album starred Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings and Kris Kristofferson - what a line-up!
In 2013 at George Jones' memorial service in Nashville, Alan Jackson same "He Stopped Loving Her Today".
And in 1998, "You're Still The One" by Shania Twain is #1 on the Billboard country singles chart.