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Lady A’s Charles Kelley and Tammy Wynette Hold Weddings – Today In Country History

The Music and Memories of July 6

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2009- Lady Antebellum’s Charles Kelley marries Nashville publicist Cassie McConnell. Cassie is the rep for singers Jake Owen and Charles’ brother Josh Kelley.

2003- The Dixie Chicks perform at Dallas’ American Airlines Center despite a threat that Natalie Maines will be shot on stage.  Natalie receives threats after her disapproving comment about President Bush during a concert in London.  The incidents also inspire the documentary “Shut Up and Sing.”

1991- Alan Jackson begins a three week stay at No. 1 on the Billboard country singles chart with ‘Don’t Rock The Jukebox.’  Alan debuts the song in some cities while on tour with Tammy Wynette.

1978- After her divorce from George Jones, Tammy Wynette marries songwriter George Richey.  George is known for writing such titles as ‘The Grand Tour’ and ”Til I Can Make It On My Own.’ 


Jeannie Seely, 1940. Jeannie wins a Grammy award for her hit ‘Don’t Touch Me’ leading to a long term membership on the Grand Ole Opry.  Jeannie is also one of the residents to be hardest hit by the Nashville floods of 2010.

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