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Connie Smith Country Music Legend Honored
For Her Song -ONCE A DAY
By John Gavin, Saturday, March 27, 2021


ASConnieSmith79BirthdayAug142020.jpgCountry Music Legend and Superstar CONNIE SMITH song ONCE A DAY was chosen to enter The Library of Congress to the National Recording Registry.

It was chosen for as a Audio treasure for preservation that is considered culturally , historically or aesthetically significant.

The song was written by famous country music legend BILL ANDERSON and released on July 16, 1964.

Since Connie's first hit, Once A Day, she had 19 songs on bill board with 10 top hits through the 1960's to mid 1970's including Then and Only Then, Ain't Had No Lovin'-Cincinnati Ohio-I Neve Stopped Loving You-Ain't Love A Good Thing and many more.

She retired for a few years singing and she married Country super star Marty Stuart in 1997 after 3 other marriages and since marrying Marty she produced 2 studio albums

She was nominated for several awards including 11 Grammy Awards, 1 Academy of Country Music Award and 3 CMA Awards.

Rolling Stone choose on their list Connie as one of the 100 greatest Country Artists.

She joined the Grand Ole Opry in 1965 (56 Years ago) and still appears regularly in 2020.

She became a Member of the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2012.

Back in 1965 her debut album was on the Country Charts for 30 weeks.

What a fine Achievement says Atlantic Seabreeze!