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News in Photos as of September 12, 2020
By John Gavin, Saturday, September 26, 2020


Country Music Legend GEORGE JONES ((The Possum) Birthday is September 12, 2020. He was born in 1931 and he passed away on April 26, 2013 at age 81. During his 61 year career, he had 150 hit albums and he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1992. He passed away with fever & irregular blood pressureRemembering Country Music legend JOHNNY CASH WHO PASSED AWAY

ON September 12, 2003 AT AGE 71. Johnny sold more than 90 million records

worldwide and was elected to the Country Hall of fame in 1980.

He passed away from complications from diabetes

Remembering Country Music Artist and DJ CHARLIE WALKER who passed away on September 12, 2008 at age 82 of colon cancer. He will be always remembered for his famous song, PICK ME UP ON YOUR WAY DOWN. He was inducted into the Country Music Radio DJ Hall of Fame in 1981.Celebrating Harry Hibbs Birthday in Bell Island September 11, 2020
Accordion Players celebrating Harry Hibb's Birthday on Sept 11, 2020 in Bell Island,Remembering BRUCE MURRAY youngest brother

of Canadian music legend ANNE MURRAY

who passed away on September 15, 2020.

He was a recording artist, School Teacher

and Author. He released his first book in 2017 entitled,

Piau; Journey to the Promised Land about

the expulsion of the Acadians in 1755 to Memramcook, NB

HANK WILLIAMS birthday is September 17, 2020. He was born in 1923 and if he was alive he would be 97. He passed away on January 1, 1953 at the age of 29. He had 11 No 1 songs, some were hits after he passed awayRemembering country music legend SKEEETER DAVIS who passed away

on September 19, 2004 at age 73 of breast cancer.

Skeeter will always be remembered for her

famous signature song THE END OF THE WORLD

Remembering Legend Country Music Artist RED FOLEY who passed away on September 19, 1968 at age 58 of a heart attack. During his career he sold 25 million records and he is a Member of the Country Music Hall of Fame 1967Remembering Rock Music Guitarist Legend JIM HENDRIX

who passed away on September 18, 1970 at age 27

of Barbiturate Overdose. He performed at

Famous WOODSTOCK the year before he died August 18, 1969

Remembering Canadian Country Music Artist JOHNNY BURKE who passed away on September 21, 2017 at age 77 of esophagus cancer. His famous song WILD HONEY of 1977 will be always remembered by his fans. This song was the most played on Country Radio in Canada in the late 1970's and 1980's.He was inducted into The Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame 2012 and the NB Hall of Fame in 2005.The Grand Ole Opry celebrated their 4942 consecutive show on September 19, 2020. The Grand Ole Opry began 95 years ago (9 decades).

Ricky Skaggs a 15 time Grammy winner took part

in the celebrations. Some other guests were

Brothers Osborne and Wendy Moten.

TENILLE TOWNES from Grand Prairie, AB recently won New Female Artist of the Year at the American Country Music Awards on September 16/20THE NEW CARLTON SHOWBAND completed their final Canadian Tour 10 years ago September 2010
Remembering Legend Country Music Artist JEAN SHEPPARD who passed away on September 25, 2016 at age 82 of Parkinson's Disease. She had performed at the Grand Ole Opry for 50 years and became a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2011. She recorded 25 albums and fans will always remember her smash hit song, A SATISFIED MINDCanadian Country Music Association have announced that the CCMA Awards Week has been awarded to London, Ontario in September 2021. The Awards Show will be held at the Budweiser Gardens on September 12, 2021
Remembering First Lady of Cape Breton Fiddle Music THERESA MACLELLAN from Riverside, Cape Breton who passed away on August 31, 2020 at age 93. For 52 years she was the opening act for the famous Broad Cove Concert in Cape Breton. She played fiddle at thousands of square dances throughout her amazing career.Remembering Country Music Legend MARTY ROBBINS whose 95th birthday is September 26, 2020. Marty died on December 8, 1982 at age 57 (38 years ago). He was the most versatile entertainer of our time. He was a recording artist, stage performer, actor, author, songwriter and stockcar racer. During his career he had 17 No 1 singles on the Country billboards. His signature song is EL PASO, the most beloved song in country music and with all his fans.