Marty Robbins was seemingly good at everything he tried – including driving race cars! On September 4, 1972, he finished ninth in the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. In 1981 MCA released the debut album of the future “King of Country Music.”
We lost Hall-of Famer Dottie West just five days after a car accident on her way to perform at the Grand Ole Opry.
And Garth Brooks announced the end of his retirement from the road in 2014.