• 2002, Brad Paisley hooks the #1 slot on the Billboard country chart with “I’m Gonna Miss Her (The Fishin’ Song)”
  • 1994, Garth Brooks performs “Hard Luck Woman” with Kiss on “The Tonight Show”
  • 1962, Rhonda Vincent is born in Kirksville, Missouri. She emerges as a major bluegrass talent in the 1990s and 2000s, and contributes to the Grammy-winning country album “Lovin’, Livin’, Losin’: Songs Of The Louvin Brothers”
  • 1954, Louise Mandrell is born in Corpus Christi, Texas. Barbara Mandrell’s sister collects five solo hits in the 1980s, including “Save Me” and “I’m Not Through Loving You Yet.” She also adds backing vocals on Merle Haggard’s “Always Wanting You”

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