The Music and Memories of February 4

 Kevin's Country Calendar

The Headlines:

1999-  Freddy Fender receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

1976-  Elvis Presley records "Moody Blue" in the Jungle Room at Graceland.  The song hits Number One on the Billboard Country Charts in December.

  

The #1 Hits

1995- Mi Vida Loca- Pam Tillis

1989- What I'd Say- Earl Thomas Conley

1984- Show Her- Ronnie Milsap

Birthdays:

Clint Black, 1962.  Born in New Jersey, but raised in Houston, Clint breaks through with four number one hits in a row in 1989 with "Better Man," "Killin' Time," "Nobody's Home" and "Walkin' Away."  Clint also wins the CMAs Horizon Award in 1989 and the Male Vocalist of the Year Award in 1990.

Deaths:

Jethro Burns, 1989.  Jethro is half of the comedy act Homer and Jethro.

Kevin Richards' Classic Country Hall of Fame Show is heard every Sunday, 6-9am eastern on Country 107.7/WGNA-FM.

Sources: Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, The Country Music Foundation, Billboard Magazine, CMT, The Country Music Association, and The Academy of Country Music