Keith Whitley checked in at #1 on the Billboard country chart with When You Say Nothing At All in 1988.
Glen Campbell made his first concert appearance with The Beach Boys in 1964, standing in for an ill Brian Wilson at the last minute at Sam Houston Coliseum in Houston. He continued to tour with the group for approximately four months.
Jack Greene’s There Goes My Everything began a seven-week run at #1 on the Billboard country singles chart in 1966.
Otis Blackwell gave up on becoming a star on Christmas Eve 1955 and decided to concentrate on songwriting. He sold six songs to Shalimar Music Publishing for $150. One of them became a major Elvis Presley hit the following year: Don’t Be Cruel.