Today 9-17 in 1923 - Hank Williams was born 90 years ago. The singer-songwriter and musician is regarded as one of the most important country music artists of all time, recording 35 singles (five released posthumously) that would place in the Top 10 of the Billboard Country & Western Best Sellers chart, including 11 that ranked number one. Here is is singing Hey Good Lookin'!
So glad I can call him my friend...David Kroll, a country music artist, sings for people in attendance at the 2012 Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, 'Celebrate the heritage', Air Show military appreciation concert at the MCAS Cherry Point flight line May 5.
Patsy Cline (1932-1963) aged 30 In 2002, country music artists and industry members voted her Number One on CMT's The 40 Greatest Women of Country Music and ranked 46th in the "100 Greatest Singers of All Time" issue of Rolling Stone magazine. According to her 1973 Country Music Hall of Fame plaque, "Her heritage of timeless recordings is testimony to her artistic capacity."