Randy Travis at Top, Hank Williams Opry Debut – Today In Country History
The Music and Memories of June 11
1994- Brooks and Dunn are at the top with ‘That Ain’t No Way To Go.’
1988- Randy Travis is at No. 1 with ‘I Told You So.’
1949- 25 year old Hank Williams makes his debut on the Grand Ole Opry, performing ‘Lovesick Blues’ and ‘Mind Your Own Business.’ The Legendary story claims that he receives six encores. Meanwhile, Porter Wagoner is in the audience, attending his first Opry show.
Donnie Van Zant, 1952. A member of the rock back 38 Special, he forms the Country act, Van Zant, with his brother Ronnie.