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UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 30, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.
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Country music icon Kitty Wells dead at 92

Country music icon Kitty Wells dead at 92

NASHVILLE, July 16 (UPI) -- Kitty Wells, known as the Queen of Country Music, died in Madison, Tenn., Monday from complications of a stroke, her grandson, John Sturdivant Jr., said.

Country star Johnnie Wright dead at 97

NASHVILLE, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Country music star Johnnie Wright has died at his home in Madison, Tenn., his family said. He was 97.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007.
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Today is Wednesday, Aug. 30, the 242nd day of 2006 with 123 to follow.
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Today is Tuesday, Aug. 30, the 242nd day of 2005 with 123 to follow.
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Today is Monday, Aug. 30, the 243rd day of 2004 with 123 to follow.
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Loretta Lynn lauds Jack White as producer

NASHVILLE, April 23 (UPI) -- Music legend Loretta Lynn has said The White Stripes' Jack White reminds her of one of country music's most famous producers.

Songwriter Julius Dixon dead at 90

NEW YORK, March 4 (UPI) -- Songwriter Julius Dixon, best-known for his 1958 pop hit "Lollipop," died in New York. He was 90.

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Today is Saturday, Aug. 30, the 242nd day of 2003 with 123 to follow.
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Country Music News

Larry Gatlin born in Seminole, Texas, 1948. Ty Herndon born, 1962.
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Jimmie Osborne born in Winchester, Ky., 1923. Kitty Wells records Top 20 single, "There's Poison in Your Heart," 1955.
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Joe South born in Atlanta, 1940. Tennessee Ernie Ford releases his first single, "Tennessee Border #1," 1949.
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Les "Carrot Top" Anderson born in Siloam Springs, Ark., 1921. Claire Lynch born in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., 1954.
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Fiddler Curly Ray Cline born in Baisden, W.Va., 1923. Hank Williams makes his first recordings as "Luke the Drifter," 1950.
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Lefty Frizzell debuts on Grand Ole Opry, 1950. Kitty Wells records "I Can't Stop Loving You," 1957.
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Sharon White of The Whites born in Wichita Falls, Texas, 1953. Tracy Byrd born in Vidor, Texas, 1966.
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Jim Messina of the Buffalo Springfield, Poco, and Loggins & Messina, born in Maywood, Calif., 1947.
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Delbert McClinton born in Lubbock, Texas, 1940. The first country music show on Broadway in New York begins a one-week run at the Palace Theatre, starring Roy Acuff and Kitty Wells, 1955.
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Kitty Wells born Muriel Deason in Nashville, 1919. Dottie West in a car crash enroute to the Grand Ole Opry that proved fatal Sept. 4, 1991.
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Today in Music: a look back at pop music

Today's birthdays include the "Queen of Country Music" Kitty Wells in 1919 (age 83), John Phillips of the Mamas and the Papas in 1935, John McNally of the Searchers in 1941 (age 61), American Breed bassist Charles Colbert in 1944 (age 58), and Whitesnake'
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Today is Friday, Aug. 30, the 242nd day of 2002 with 123 to follow.
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