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  • Apr 22, 1944
    Songwriter Danny Morrison is born in Nashville. He authors Lee Greenwood's "You've Got A Good Love Comin'," Joe Diffie's "Is It Cold In Here," Razzy Bailey's "Friends" and Kenny Rogers' "Blaze Of Glory"
    May 1, 1944
    Rita Coolidge is born in Nashville. She marries Kris Kristofferson for six years in the 1970s, and the two win a pair of country Grammys, for "Lover Please" and "From The Bottle To The Bottom." She also sings backing vocals on Kristofferson's "Why Me"
    May 12, 1944
    Ronnie Shacklett is born in Nashville. He becomes the husband and, later, manager of Brenda Lee
    Jun 6, 1944
    Country Music Hall Of Fame broadcaster Grant Turner debuts on WSM radio the same day Allied troops invade Normandy. Turner, who becomes the Grand Ole Opry announcer, handles station breaks on D-Day between network news coverage
    Jun 17, 1944
    Comedian Rod Brasfield makes his Grand Ole Opry debut at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium the same day The Poe Sisters become members
    Jul 15, 1944
    Comedian Rod Brasfield becomes a member of the Grand Ole Opry
    Nov 7, 1944
    Roy Acuff loses $100 in a bet with Ernest Tubb when Franklin D. Roosevelt defeats Thomas Dewey for president
    Dec 4, 1944
    Eddy Arnold holds his first recording session at the WSM radio studios in Nashville. He records his first hit, "Each Minute Seems A Million Years," and his first version of "The Cattle Call"
    Dec 30, 1944
    Bob Wills & The Texas Playboys appear on the Grand Ole Opry, causing a stir when Monte Mountjoy's drum set is moved onto the stage at the last minute. Drums were previously not allowed. Their first number is "New San Antonio Rose"
    Feb 18, 1945
    Country Music Association executive director Ed Benson is born in Nashville. He becomes the CMA's leader when Jo Walker-Meador retires in 1992 and maintains the post until his own retirement in 2008

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