Brett's Country Music News

Brett McMahon
The most up-to-date and comprehensive newsletter for country music news and artist information.
Created 20 Jun 2020
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  • Brett's Country Music News
    30 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    BRETT’S COUNTRY MUSIC NEWS: TODAY IN COUNTRY MUSIC HISTORY: 1950: The Grand Ole Opry was televised for the first time from Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. 1953: DEBORAH ALLEN was born in Memphis, Tennes...
  • Brett's Country Music News
    29 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    BRETT’S COUNTRY MUSIC NEWS: TODAY IN COUNTRY MUSIC HISTORY: 1969: MERLE HAGGARD’s hit, Okie From Muskogee was released. He wrote the song after his release from San Quentin about Vietnam war protests....
  • Brett's Country Music News
    27 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    BRETT’S COUNTRY MUSIC NEWS: TODAY IN COUNTRY MUSIC HISTORY: 1950: HANK SNOW hit number one with I’m Moving On, the first of his seven chart toppers. 1994: TIM MCGRAW’s album, Not A Moment Too Soon was...
  • Brett's Country Music News
    17 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    BRETT’S COUNTRY MUSIC NEWS: TODAY IN COUNTRY MUSIC HISTORY: 1923: HANK WILLIAMS was born in Mount Olive, Alabama. He scored 35 Top 10 country hits, eleven of them reaching number one. 1955: GEORGE JON...
  • Brett's Country Music News
    15 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    BRETT’S COUNTRY MUSIC NEWS: TODAY IN COUNTRY MUSIC HISTORY: 1903: ROY ACUFF was born in Maynardville, Tennessee. He was the first living member inducted to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1962 and i...
  • Brett's Country Music News
    14 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    BRETT’S COUNTRY MUSIC NEWS: TODAY IN COUNTRY MUSIC HISTORY: 1959: JOHN BERRY was born in Aiken, South Carolina. His best-know hits include Your Love Amazes Me, She’s Taken A Shine and Change My Mind. ...
  • Brett's Country Music News
    09 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    BRETT’S COUNTRY MUSIC NEWS: TODAY IN COUNTRY MUSIC HISTORY: 1975: JOEY FEEK, the female half of the duo JOEY + RORY was born in Alexandria, Indiana. The duo recorded between 2008-2016. Joey died of ca...
  • Brett's Country Music News
    08 Sep 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    BRETT’S COUNTRY MUSIC NEWS: TODAY IN COUNTRY MUSIC HISTORY: 1897: JIMMIE RODGERS was born in Geiger, Alabama. He was the first inductee to the Country Music Hall of Fame. 1932: PATSY CLINE was born in...
  • Brett's Country Music News
    02 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    BRETT’S COUNTRY MUSIC NEWS: TODAY IN COUNTRY MUSIC HISTORY: 1959: THE MAVERICKS drummer and founding member Paul Dekin was born in Miami, Florida. 1982: WILLIE NELSON’s Always On My Mind album hit num...
  • Brett's Country Music News
    31 Aug 2021 • 1 min read
    BRETT’S COUNTRY MUSIC NEWS: TODAY IN COUNTRY MUSIC HISTORY: 1974: DOLLY PARTON released Love Is Like A Butterfly, the title track to her fourth studio album. It not only went to number one on the coun...
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