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Real Country History…

August 22
  • 1957 - Holly Dunn born in San Antonio, TX Holly, who's biggest hit was "Daddy's Hands" retired from the music business in 2003

     

  • 1960 - Collin Raye born as Floyd Collin Wraye in DeQueen, Arkansas.

     

  • 1979 - Kenny Rogers, Willie Nelson and Charlie Daniels each secure four nominations as finalists for the Country Music Association awards are announced in Nashville

     

  • 1987 - Restless Heart is #1 on the Billboard chart with "Why Does It Have To Be (Wrong Or Right)"

     

  • 1968 - George Jones and Tammy Wynette announced they were married, even though they didn't actually tie the knot until the following February.

     

  • 1980 - Waylon Jennings' "Music Man" album was certified Gold.

     

  • 1983 - Crystal Gayle and husband Bill Gatzimos, welcomed their first child, Catherine, into the world.

     

  • 1987 - Roy Clark became a member of the Grand Ole Opry.