June 2013
County or State Fair coming to town soon?
Play "Ferris Wheel" by the Two High String Band (from their CD "Bluegrass Burrito)


1
Hazel Dickens born, 1925

3
Evan Ward born, 1988
Van Stoneman died, 1995

4
John Hartford died, 2001
(Play "John's Gone" by the Kruger Brothers on "Up 18 North")
Comedian Fred E. Smith died, 2006

5
Suzanne Cox born, 1967
Gail Davies born, 1948

6
Gid Tanner (Skillet Lickers) born, 1885 (died May 13, 1960)
Charlie Cline born, 1931
Craig Smith born, 1956
Vern Williams died, 2006

7
Clarence White born, 1944 (died July 15, 1973)
Jim Britton born, 1972
Nancy Moore born, 1973
Courtney Johnson died, 1996

8
Tony Rice born, 1951
Alton Delmore died, 1964
Bethany Dick born, 1980

9
Willard Cox born, 1937
Jamie Daley born, 1975
Sara Watkins born, 1981

10
Willa Porter born, 1957

11
Jimmy Arnold born, 1952
Joe Val died, 1985
Nancy Blake born, 1952
Gabe Witcher born, 1978

12
Kazuhiro Inaba born, 1960
Adam Poindexter born, 1967
J.E. Mainer died, 1971

13
Geoff Stelling born, 1943
Bobby Slone born, 1936 (died 8/12/13)
Jim and Jesse's first recording session for Capitol in the Tulane Hotel, 1952

14
Flag Day
(Play "Wrap Me In Old Glory When I Die" by the Osborne Brothers)
Bob Black born, 1949
Ernest "Pop" Stoneman dies, 1968
Fiddlin' John Carson recorded "Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane" on Okeh Records, 1923. Reportedly the first commercial recording of old time mountain-style country music.

15
C.F. Martin III died, 1986
Kenny Blackwell born, 1955

16
Father's Day
(For song suggestions, click here)

First recording of the O.B.S. (by the Rouse Brothers), 1939

17
Earl Taylor born, 1929 (died 1/31/84)
David "Stringbean" Akeman born, 1915 (died 11/10/73)

18
Tim Austin born, 1961
Jake Tullock died, 1988
Paul McCartney born, 1942

19
Lester Flatt born, 1914 (died 5/11/79)
Riders in the Sky join Grand Ole Opry, 1982

20
Mom Lewis born, 1910
Dan Tyminski born, 1967
Evelyn Cox born, 1959
Jimmy Driftwood born, 1907 (died 7/12/98)
Ira Louvin killed in auto accident, 1965

21
First Day of Summer
(Play "Long Hot Summer" by Mike Garris, or "Summer Solstice" by Slavek Hanslik")
Eddie Adcock born, 1938
James Price born, 1964

22
Jim and Jesse record "Sweet Little Miss Blue Eyes", 1962

23
Haskell McCormick born, 1937
Ted Lundy died, 1980
Dick Freeland (Founder of Rebel Records) born, 1938
Eddie Stubbs joins Grand Ole Opry staff, 1995
Thomas Wywrot born, 1984

24
Johnny Bailes born, 1918
Ed Ferris died, 1993
Bill Harrell died, 2009

25
Pee Wee Lambert died, 1965
Boudleaux Bryant died, 1987
Joe Val born, 1926 (died June 11, 1985)

26
Kenny Baker born, 1926 (died 7/8/2011)
Frank Wakefield born, 1935

28
Reno and Smiley record, "Love Please Come Home", 1960

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Tina Adair born, 1979
Vickie Simmons born, 1954
Kitsy Kuykendall born, 1938
Randy Howard died, 1999