Hank Williams and Ray Price began moving into a house at 2718 Wedgewood in Nashville in 1952. They shared the home for about six months.
Reba McEntire joined the Grand Ole Opry in 1986 during a CBS special celebrating the Opry’s 60th anniversary. Hank Snow boycotted the special when producers limited him to one verse of I’m Moving On.
Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson starred in the CBS-TV movie Pair Of Aces in 1990.
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1972: Jerry Lee Lewis recorded Chantilly Lace at the Mercury Recording Studio in Nashville. That same day, Connie Smith was at RCA Studio B in Nashville cutting Just For What I Am.
1977: The Gatlin brothers recorded Love Is Just A Game in an afternoon session at Nashville’s Creative Workshop.
Actor/songwriter Joe Seneca was born in Cleveland, OH in 1919. Cast in such films as Kramer Vs. Kramer and Silverado, he wrote the pop hits Talk To Me and Break It To Me Gently, which become country hits for Mickey Gilley and Juice Newton.
Billy Walker was born in Ralls, TX in 1929. Shuffling the #1 Charlie’s Shoes among 16 Top 10 hits, he joined the Grand Ole Opry in 1960.
Billie Jo Spears was born in Beaumont, TX in 1938. After working on The Louisiana Hayride as a teenager, she moved to Nashville in 1964, netting five Top 10 hits, including the #1 single Blanket On The Ground.
T Bone Burnett was born in St. Louis, MO in 1948. An artist in his own right, he produced Robert Plant & Alison Krauss’ Raising Sand album, the soundtracks to O Brother, Where Art Thou? and Crazy Heart, and the music of ABC-TV’s Nashville.