Friday Sep 12
Almanac for Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.
Those born on this date are under the sign of Virgo. They include British explorer Henry Hudson in 1575; Richard Gatling, inventor of the Gatling gun, in 1818; newspaperman Charles Dudley Warner in 1829; critic H.L. Mencken in 1880; French entertainer Maurice Chevalier in 1888; publisher Alfred A. Knopf in 1892; French Nobel chemistry prize laureate Irene Joliot-Curie in 1897; comedian Ben Blue in 1901; bandleader Shep Fields in 1910; U.S. Olympic track star Jesse Owens in 1913; singer/bandleader Eddy Howard in 1914; singer Ella Mae Morse in 1924; British actor Ian Holm and American country music singer George Jones, both in 1931; circus animal trainer Gunther Gebel-Williams in 1934; actor Linda Gray in 1940 ; singers Maria Muldaur in 1943 and Barry White in 1944; actors Peter Scolari in 1955 , Rachel Ward in 1957 and Darren E. Burrows in 1966 ; comedian Louis C.K. in 1967 ; singer Ruben ... (more)
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Staind's Aaron Lewis plays country show at P.I. Downs on Friday
It's been awhile since Aaron Lewis surprised the music world and more than a few Staind fans by going country. The heavily tattooed, powerful vocalist teamed up with Charlie Daniels and George Jones on a song titled "Country Boy" in 2011.
'Concert for a Cause' to feature Nashville artists Adam Fears and Adam Craig
EASTHAMPTON - An upcoming country music concert at Easthampton's Millside Park will raise awareness about drugs, alcohol, and texting behind the wheel.
40 Years Ago: George Jones Earns No. 1 Hit With 'The Grand Tour'
Today is a big day for George Jones . It was on this day in 1974, 40 years ago, that the country music hitmaker earned his sixth No.
Blake Shelton Talks New Single, Haters and Crossover Hits
With his new single "Neon Light," Blake Shelton is renewing his vows to country music.
City puts its pride on display
The lines from a George Jones song released 50 years ago are so appropriate today: "The race is on and here comes pride up the backstretch.'