Willie Nelson Saves His Weed, Sugarland Wants To – Today In Country Music History
Sugarland Wanted To on this date in 2006, Naomi Judd became a grandmother in 1994 and Willie Nelson saved his weed – and his guitar – from his burning house in 1969.
Here’s the list for Today In Country Music History for 23 December, 2011.
- Sugarland topped the Billboard country chart with “Want To” in 2006.
- Aaron Tippin topped Billboard‘s country chart with “That’s As Close as I’ll Get to Loving You” in 1995.
- Naomi Judd became a grandma, as Wynonna gives birth to Elijah in 1994.
- Ronnie Milsap‘s “A Woman in Love” went to Number One on Billboard‘s country chart in 1989.
- Merle Haggard recorded “The Fightin’ Side of Me” at L.A.’s legendary Capitol Recording Studios in 1969.
- Willie Nelson rescued his guitar Trigger, as well as a bag of marijuana stashed inside the case, when his Ridgetop, Tennessee home burned in 1969.
- Epic Records released Tammy Wynette’s “Stand By Your Man” in 1968.
- Jack Greene was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry by his old boss, Ernest Tubb in 1967.
- Lefty Frizzell hit Number One with “If You’ve Got the Money, I’ve Got the Time” in 1950.
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