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May 27th: On this day in Country Music

May 27th: On this day in Country Music

May 27th: On this day in Country Music 1939 Born on this day in Floydada, Texas, was Don Williams, country singer, songwriter and a 2010 inductee to the Country Music Hall of Fame. After seven years with the folk-pop group Pozo-Seco Singers, he began his solo career in 1971, singing popular ballads and amassing 17 […]

May 26th: On this day in Country Music

May 26th: On this day in Country Music

May 26th: On this day in Country Music 1933 Jimmie Rodgers, singer, songwriter, who was among the first country music superstars and pioneers, died while staying at the Taft Hotel; he was only 35 years old. Rodgers was also known as “The Singing Brakeman”, “The Blue Yodeler”, and “The Father of Country Music.” Rodgers sold […]

May 25th: On this day in Country Music

May 25th: On this day in Country Music

May 25th: On this day in Country Music 1936 Born on this day in Olive Hill, Kentucky, was Tom T. Hall, country music singer-songwriter. Hall has written 11 #1 hit songs, with 26 more that reached the Top 10, including “Harper Valley PTA” a hit for Jeannie C. Riley in 1968. He became known as […]

LOBOS SET TO BEGIN MOUNTAIN WEST TOURNAMENT

LOBOS SET TO BEGIN MOUNTAIN WEST TOURNAMENT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The University of New Mexico baseball team is set to host the 2016 Mountain West Conference Tournament at Santa Ana Star Field. Tournament play begins Wednesday at 11 a.m., while the second-seeded Lobos are set to play Thursday at 7 p.m. All of New Mexico’s games will be aired on ESPN Radio […]

May 24th: On this day in Country Music

May 24th: On this day in Country Music

May 24th: On this day in Country Music 1931 Born on this day, was Clint Ballard, Jr., American songwriter who wrote two Billboard Hot 100 #1 hits. The first was “Game of Love” by Wayne Fontana and The Mindbenders in 1965, the second was the 1975 hit, “You’re No Good” by Linda Ronstadt.     […]

May 23rd: On this day in Country Music

May 23rd: On this day in Country Music

May 23rd: On this day in Country Music 1925 Born on this day in Crimora, Virginia was Mac Wiseman, who worked as a sideman for Bill Monroe and Flatt & Scruggs as well as releasing his own solo bluegrass records for the Dot label. Wiseman also serves as a founding member of the Country Music […]

May 22nd: On this day in Country Music

May 22nd: On this day in Country Music

May 22nd: On this day in Country Music 1892 Born on this day in Independence, Missouri, was Ralph Peer an American talent scout, recording engineer and record producer. He is credited with what is often called the first country music recording, Fiddlin’ John Carson’s disc “Little Old Log Cabin In The Lane”/”That Old Hen Cackled […]

May 21st: On this day in Country Music

May 21st: On this day in Country Music

May 21st: On this day in Country Music 1964 Buck Owens was at #1 on the country charts with “My Heart Skips a Beat”, Owens’s third chart topper. “My Heart Skips a Beat” spent seven non-consecutive weeks at the top with a total of twenty-six weeks on the chart. The B-side, “Together Again”, also hit […]

Lobos Drop Title Chance with 1-0 Loss to Air Force

Lobos Drop Title Chance with 1-0 Loss to Air Force

Colorado Springs, Colo. — Tyler Stevens did his best Houdini imitation for nearly seven innings.  But just as Houdini tempted fate one too many times, so did Tyler and the Lobos, and it cost them a shot at a share of the Mountain West title and a No. 1 seed in the upcoming tournament, as […]

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