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  • May 4, 1922
    Recording engineer Glenn Snoddy is born in Shelbyville, Tennessee. Employed at the Castle and Bradley studios, he runs the tape machine for numerous classics, including Johnny Cash's "Ring Of Fire," Marty Robbins' "Don't Worry" and Hank Williams' "Your Cheatin' Heart"
    Jul 23, 1922
    Bass player English Pierce "Jake" Tullock is born near Etowah, Tennessee. He becomes a member of Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs' Foggy Mountain Boys, playing on "The Ballad Of Jed Clampett"
    Jul 24, 1922
    Songwriter Lawton Williams is born in Troy, Tennessee. He writes Gene Watson's "Farewell Party," Bobby Helms' "Fraulein," Hank Locklin's "Geisha Girl" and George Jones' "Color Of The Blues," among others
    Aug 6, 1922
    Comedian Manuel "Old Joe" Clark is born in Erwin, Tennessee. He spends 50 years with the "Renfro Valley Barn Dance" in Kentucky, and works as a member of Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys in 1951
    Jan 20, 1923
    WMC Radio goes on the air in Memphis, Tennessee, as a subsidiary of The Memphis Commercial Appeal. The signal proves significant in the careers of Eddy Arnold and Grand Ole Opry founder George D. Hay
    Jun 19, 1923
    Guitarist Robert "Jabbo" Arrington is born in Nashville. He plays on Little Jimmy Dickens' "A-Sleeping At The Foot Of The Bed" and "Hillbilly Fever," plus several recordings by Carl Smith
    Jun 24, 1923
    Soprano Millie Kirkham is born in Hermitage, Tennessee. She provides a high harmony voice on numerous hits, including Ferlin Husky's "Gone," Elvis Presley's "Blue Christmas" and George Jones' "He Stopped Loving Her Today"
    Aug 2, 1923
    Memphis broadcaster George D. Hay, working on WMC, becomes the first radio personality to announce the death of president Warren G. Harding. Two years later, Hay establishes the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville
    Feb 16, 1924
    Jo Walker-Meador is born in Orlinda, Tennessee. She serves as executive director of the Country Music Association from 1962-1991
    Jun 20, 1924
    Chet Atkins is born in Luttrell, Tennessee. The consummate guitarist, he develops a successful career as an instrumentalist, but also runs RCA Records' country division and helps create the Nashville Sound, joining the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1973

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