Country Music History August 14
"Once A Day" singer, Connie Smith was born in Elkhart, Indiana in 1941. Connie was married to country singer Marty Stuart. In 2012, she was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
In 1964, Roy Rogers underwent nine hours of spinal surgery to correct damage presumed done to his spine from years of riding on his horse, Trigger.
"The Woman In Me" by Shania Twain is certified double-platinum for Shania Twain.
And in 2003, a power outage affects 50 million residents in the Northeast. Jo Dee Messina is playing at Turning Stone Casino in Verona, New York. Her set becomes acoustic and she appropriately belts out "The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia".