What happened this week in Classic Country Music?
Color-changing Text ... 1954: Rob Crosby, an American country music artist, was born in Sumter, South Carolina. He charted eight singles between 1990 and 1996 and wrote songs for artists like Lady Antebellum and Brooks & Dunn. ... 1960: Jim Reeves topped the US singles chart with "He'll Have to Go," dominating the summit for 14 consecutive weeks during 1960. ... 1971: Lynn Anderson's album "Rose Garden" was #1 on the country charts, with the title track also topping the country charts for five weeks and reaching #3 on the pop charts. ... 1974: Jeff Austin, mandolinist and singer, was born in Arlington Heights, Illinois, and later co-founded the Yonder Mountain String Band. ... 1978: Kenny Rogers and Dottie West's duet "Every Time Two Fools Collide" reached #1 on the US Country charts. ... 1990: Clint Black won four awards at the 25th annual Academy Of Country Music awards, including Top Male Vocalist and Album of the Year for "Killin' Time." ...
Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes by George Jones
What's most telling about this masterpiece is George might as well be paying tribute to himself. Easily one of the greatest country songs ever from the genius himsel
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