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1

April Fools Day
(Play “A Fool Such as I” by Ash & W or “Am I a Fool” by the Lonesome River Band or “Fool’s Moon” by Dave Peterson and 1946, or “Everybody’s Somebody’s Fool” by Sierra Hull).
First live broadcast of WWVA Jamboree, Wheeling, WV, 1933
Final episode of the Andy Griffith Show airs on CBS, 1968
Arthur “Guitar Boogie” Smith born, 1921

2

Emmylou Harris born, 1947
Dale Perry born, 1962

3

Red Allen died, 1993
Earl Taylor performs at Carnegie Hall, 1959
Don Pierce died, 2005
Arthur Smith died, 2014

4

Cliff Waldron born, 1941

5

Bill Clifton born, 1931
Charlie Collins born, 1933
Abe Spear (King Wilkie), born 1982
Mike Burns born, 1953
Stanley Brothers record “Orange Blossom Special”, 1955
Flatt and Scruggs record “Cabin on the Hill”, 1959
Lewis Phillips born, 1972
Ashley Lewis, born ?

6

Vernon Dalhart born, 1883
Merle Haggard born, 1937 (died on his birthday 4/6/2016)
Missy Raines born, 1962
Jerry Williamson died, 2015

7

Matthew Allred born, 1971
April Verch born, 1978
Hamish Davidson born, 1983
Clyde Moody died, 1989
George Shuffler died, 2014

9

Palm Sunday
(For song suggestions, click here)
Wayne Benson born, 1969

Jordan Tice born, 1987
Gordon Terry died, 2006
Tut Taylor died, 2015

10

Fiddlin’ Arthur Smith born, 1898 (died 2/28/71)

11

Jim Lauderdale born, 1957
George Shuffler born, 1925 (died, 4/7/2014)
(Play “The Boy from Valdese” by Buddy Melton and Milan Miller from their album “Secrets, Dreams & Pretty Things”)
Gena Britt born, 1970

12

Vince Gill born, 1957
Joe “Cannonball” Lewis (writer of “Before I Met You”) born, 1924.
Lyman Enloe died, 1997
Junior Barber born, 1943

13

Sam Bush born, 1952
Jody Rainwater born, 1919

14

Good Friday
(For song suggestions, click here)
Stuart Duncan born, 1964

Titanic Disaster, 1912
(Play “The Night the Titanic Went Down” by Dean Sapp & the Harford Express. It’s on Prime Cuts, Vol. 24)

15

Tax Day!
(For some song suggestions, click here.)
Lamar Grier born, 1938
Tim Surrett born
Roy Clark born, 1933
Vallie Cain died, 1993
Rose Maddox died, 1998
President Abraham Lincoln died, 1865
(Play “Lincoln’s Funeral Train” on N. Blake and T. Rice or “Booth Shot Lincoln” by Uncle Earl)

16

Easter Sunday
(For song suggestions, click here)
Delia Bell born, 1938
Ray Edwards born, 1954

April Stevens born, 1974

17

Porter Church born, 1934
Uwe Krüger born, 1961

18

Raymond K. McLain born, 1928 (died 2/14/2003)
Bob Dick born, 1969
Pete Pyle born, 1920 (died 3/11/95)
L. W. Lambert born, 1926 (died 1/23/2014)

Earl Scruggs married Louise Certain, 1948

19

Gary Brewer born, 1965
Ashby Frank born, 1983
Tom Morgan born, 1932
Earl Bolick died, 1998

20

Doyle Lawson born, 1944
Steve Kaufman born, 1957
Hylo Brown born, 1922 (died 1/17/03)
Marshall Andrews born, 1946
Don McHan died, 2003
Bill Hall died, 2010
Tammy Sullivan died, 2017

21

Wade Mainer born, 1907
Ira Louvin born, 1924 (died 6/20/65)
Todd Phillips born, 1953
Snuffy Jenkins died, 1990

22

Earth Day
Ryan Greer born, 1994
Russell Easter born, 1930

Pat Enright born, 1945
Don Light born, 1937
Jimmy Maynard born, 1928 (died 12/15/2015)

Felice Bryant died, 2003
Hazel Dickens died, 2011

23

Roland White born, 1938
Mark Schatz born, 1955
Si Kahn born, 1944

24

James Easter born, 1932
Larry Rice born, 1949 (died 5/13/2006)

25

Vassar Clements born, 1928 (died 8/16/2005)
Kate McKenzie born, 1952
Chaston Carroll (Hammertowne) born, 1994

26

Mac Martin born, 1925
Joe Ross born, 1954

27

Herb Pederson born, 1944
Jimmy Skinner born 1909 (died 10/27/79)
Darin Aldridge born, 1977

28

Gene Parker born, 1942
Jimmy Campbell born, 1963 (died 10/24/2003)
Dale Potter born, 1929 (died 3/14/96)
Vern Gosden died, 2009

29

Snuffy Jenkins died, 1990

30

Bill Yates born, 1935
Rob McCoury born, 1971
Jeannie Stanley born, 1962
Bill Bryson died, 2017

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