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Monday, January 4, 2010

It Happened Today In Country Music - Happy Birthday To Deana Carter

Jan 4, 1953 - The funeral is held in Montgomery, Alabama, for Hank Williams, with more than 20,000 attending. A country choir, led by Webb Pierce, Red Foley, Little Jimmy Dickens and Carl Smith, performs "I Saw The Light." Ernest Tubb offers "Beyond The Sunset"

Jan 4, 1966 - Deana Carter born in Nashville. The daughter of session guitarist Fred Carter, her recording of "Strawberry Wine" (see video below) makes her folky, just-woke-up vocal style an instant winner, netting the Country Music Association's song and single of the year in 1997

Jan 4, 1996 - Shania Twain is the leading country candidate in the Grammy awards as she picks up four nominations behind her album "The Woman In Me." She competes with Brandy, Hootie + The Blowfish, Alanis Morissette and Joan Osborne for Best New Artist

Jan 4, 2000 - In receiving an award for "So Good Together," Reba McEntire earns the distinction of having gold albums with new releases in three separate decades

Source: RolandNote.com - The Ultimate Country Music Database!

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