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Birthdays & Luckenbach

1950: Clay Blaker was born in Houston, TX. His songs have been recorded by many other artists, including George Strait, Tim McGraw, The Derailers, LeAnn Rimes, Doug Sahm, Jim Lauderdale, Ed Burleson, Johnny Mathis and Barbra Streisand.  Blaker has also been a popular regional entertainer and has released several albums of his own material with his band, the Texas Honky-Tonk Band.

1970: Randy Ragsdale was born in Enid, OK.  He becomes a founding member of Cross Canadian Ragweed, which lands four Top 10 country albums from 2004-2009

1977: Waylon Jennings was at #1 on the country chart with “Luckenbach, Texas (Back to the Basics of Love)”. Released at the height of outlaw country movement, from his hit album Ol’ Waylon, the song was written by Chips Moman and Bobby Emmons.

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