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Real Country History…

September 24
  • 1976 - The Sons Of The Pioneers receive a star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame


  • 1989 - Clint Black picks up his first gold album, for "Killin' Time"


  • 1991 - Mark Chesnutt receives his first gold album, for his debut, "Too Cold At Home"


  • 2004 - Loretta Lynn is a double-winner at the Americana Music Awards, held at the Nashville Convention Center


  • 1962 - Flatt and Scruggs recorded "The Ballad of Jed Clampett." It became the theme song of "The Beverly Hillbillies" TV show.


  • 1973 - Loretta Lynn's signature single, "Coal Miner's Daughter," was released.


  • 1996 - Clint Black released his "Greatest Hits" and John Michael Montgomery released "What I Do the Best."


  • 1997 - Garth Brooks was named Entertainer of the Year at the 31st annual Country Music Association Awards, which was his first CMA win since 1993. Other winners included Trisha Yearwood, George Strait, Deana Carter, and LeAnn Rimes.