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May 31st: On this day in Country Music

May 31st: On this day in Country Music

May 31st: On this day in Country Music 1938 Born on this day in Greenfield, Ohio, was Johnny Paycheck, (Donald Eugene Lytle), singer and Grand Ole Opry member most famous for recording the David Allan Coe song “Take This Job and Shove It”, which was a US Country #1 in 1978. Paycheck died on February […]

May 30th: On this day in Country Music

May 30th: On this day in Country Music

May 30th: On this day in Country Music 1926 Born in Tyler, Texas was Fiddler Johnny Gimble. Named Instrumentalist of the Year five times by the Country Music Association, his credits include work with Bob Wills, Willie Nelson, Moe Bandy and George Strait. He died at his home in Dripping Springs, Texas on May 9, […]

May 29th: On this day in Country Music

May 29th: On this day in Country Music

May 29th: On this day in Country Music 1962 At the 4th Annual Grammy Awards held at Chicago, Los Angeles and New York Jimmy Dean won Best Country & Western Recording for “Big Bad John.”             1966 Jim Reeves was at #1 on the US Country charts with “Distant Drums.” […]

Memorial Day Ceremony at Isidro Baca Park

Memorial Day Ceremony at Isidro Baca Park

The public is invited to attend a formal Memorial Day ceremony at Isidro Baca Veterans Park in front of the courthouse. Members of the Socorro chapter of Disabled American Veterans will perform basic military honors accompanied by Mike Heagy and Johannes Heynekamp on bagpipes. Tori Murrillo will perform the Star Spangled Banner. The general public […]

Lobos’ season comes to close in loss to Fresno St.

Lobos’ season comes to close in loss to Fresno St.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — With the Lobos’ Mountain West regular season championship trophy sitting in the middle of the locker room, 10th-year University of New Mexico coachRay Birmingham spoke candidly to a Lobo team that just had its season end in an 11-5 loss to Fresno State on Saturday afternoon during the Mountain West Tournament at […]

May 19th: On this day in Country Music

May 19th: On this day in Country Music

May 19th: On this day in Country Music 1958 Johnny Cash released “Guess Things Happen That Way”. Written by Jack Clement, the single, a song about ‘a man struggling after the love of his life has left him’, was Johnny Cash’s fourth #1 on the country chart spending eight weeks at the top and a […]

LOBOS HOST NEVADA IN CRUCIAL SERIES FOR BOTH

LOBOS HOST NEVADA IN CRUCIAL SERIES FOR BOTH

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The University of New Mexico and Nevada baseball teams both have plenty on the line in the final regular-season series of the 2017 season when the teams meet up in the Duke City starting 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Santa Ana Star Field. The Lobos will be looking to clinch the Mountain West […]

May 18th: On this day in Country Music

May 18th: On this day in Country Music

May 18th: On this day in Country Music 1936 Born on this day in Covington, Georgia was Leon Ashley who is known mainly for his #1 hit “Laura (What’s He Got That I Ain’t Got)”, which topped the country singles charts in September 1967. Ashley made chart history as the first country artist to have […]