George Jones Arrested (On This Day in 1982)

March 30: On This Day

1982 – George Jones is arrested and charged with drunken driving after he wrecks driving home in Mississippi.

1984 – Country music singer/songwriter Justin Moore is born.

1990 – Country superstar Thomas Rhett (Akins Jr.) is born.

1998 – Clint Black holds at #1 on the Country Singles Chart with Nothin’ but The Taillights.

2006 – Carrie Underwood is #1 on the Country Charts with her debut album Some Hearts.

Tim McGraw Releases ‘Let It Go’

March 27th: On This Day

1929 – American country musician/manager Don Warden is born. Warden was inducted into the Steel Guitar Hall of Fame in 2008.

1947 – Country musician Tex Williams records Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette) in Hollywood.

1965Roger “The Wild Child” Miller is #1 on the US Country charts with King Of The Road.

1993Clint Black is #1 on the US Country charts with When My Ship Comes In.

2007Tim McGraw’s album Let it Go is released by Curb Records.

2013 – Gordon Stoker dies at the age of 88. View his obituary here.

June 2nd: On This Day

On this day in 2014, the Fifth Annual Darius Rucker and Friends Benefit raised $120,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at Nashville’s Wildhorse Saloon. Darius was joined by Kenny Rogers, Eli Young Band and David Nail. Other performers include Cassadee Pope, Clint Black, Corey Smith and Thompson Square.

The Seventh Annual Darius Rucker and Friends Benefit will be held on June 6th of this year.


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