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September 26, 1964:
Roy Orbison started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Oh Pretty Woman'. The title was inspired by Orbison's wife Claudette interrupting a conversation to announce she was going out; when Orbison asked if she was okay for cash, his co-writer Bill Dees interjected "A pretty woman never needs any money."
September 21, 1968:
Jeannie C. Riley becomes the first woman to top the Country and Pop charts simultaneously. The song? Harper Valley P.T.A.
George Glenn Jones (September 12, 1931 – April 26, 2013). Born in Saratoga, Texas.
September 6, 1952:
Hank Williams' "Jambalaya (On The Bayou)" #1 on the Billboard country singles chart.
September 25, 1954:
Sun Records releases Elvis Presley's second single 'Good Rockin' Tonight,' a song made popular in 1948 by Wynonie Harris.
Riley B. King, better known as, BB King.
Born September 16, 1925 in a small cabin on a cotton plantation outside of Berclair, Mississippi.
September 13, 1980:
Willie Nelson and his band perform at the White House with President Jimmy Carter in attendance. Later that night, Nelson allegedly retired to the White House roof to a smoke a joint.
Record producer, Thomas Blanchard Wilson Jr. (March 25, 1931 – September 6, 1978) . Best known for his work in the 1960s with Bob Dylan, Frank Zappa, Simon and Garfunkel and The Velvet Underground.