1969 – Johnny Cash was at #1 on the US Country music album chart with At San Quentin, which was a live concert given to the inmates of San Quentin State Prison the follow-up to Cash’s previous live album, the critically acclaimed At Folsom Prison. The album was nominated for a number of Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year and won Best Male Country Vocal Performance for “A Boy Named Sue.”
1983 – George Jones married his fourth wife, Nancy Sepulvado. The ceremony took place at the home of Jones’ sister, Helen Scroggins, in Woodville, Texas. The country legend, who had a highly publicized battle with drugs and alcohol, relied on his fourth wife to finally help him get sober.
1991 – Atlantic releases Tracy Lawrence‘s debut single, “Sticks And Stones.” (Tracy will be performing on the Redneck Country Club stage for the first time in Stafford, TX, on Saturday, October 24! I’ll be there!)