March 29: On This Day
1909 – Country and western singer Moon Mullican is born in Polk County, Texas. Mullican was also a songwriter and played the piano.
1963 – Texas Ruby is killed in a trailer fire. Ruby was a part of the Curly Fox & Texas Ruby duo. The singer had fallen asleep smoking in a mobile home and died as a result of the fire that was caused. Click here to hear Blue Love by Curly Fox & Texas Ruby via YouTube.
1970 – Johnny Cash is #1 on the Country Album Charts with Hello, I’m Johnny Cash.
1980 – Conway Twitty is #1 on the Billboard Country Singles Chart with I’d Love To Lay You Down.
1997 – Reba McEntire is #1 on the Billboard Country Chart with How Was I To Know.