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  • Jan 1, 1952
    Future singer/songwriter Neil Young arrives in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, with his family, following a six-day trip from Toronto. The family stays for five months while young Neil recuperates from a bout with polio
    Jan 1, 1952
    Wesley Rose, future Country Music Hall of Famer, is cut in on the family business, as father Fred Rose gives him part of his share of Acuff-Rose, a publishing company he built with Roy Acuff
    Jan 1, 1952
    Booking agent and manager Jim Halsey sets up an agency in Oklahoma City. He plays a major role in the careers of Hank Thompson, Roy Clark and The Oak Ridge Boys, among others
    Jan 3, 1952
    Audrey Williams kicks Hank Williams out of the house. She denies accusations that she shot at him, he denies accusations of infidelity. Within days, he is taken to a Montgomery, Alabama, hospital following an overdose of pills
    Jan 4, 1952
    Scotty Moore is discharged from the Navy. Two years later, he becomes the first guitar player for Elvis Presley
    Jan 5, 1952
    Johnnie & Jack give their last performance on The Louisiana Hayride in Shreveport before returning to Nashville to re-claim a spot on the Grand Ole Opry
    Jan 5, 1952
    Merle Travis is arrested for drunk and disorderly conduct in Los Angeles
    Jan 8, 1952
    Eddy Arnold records "Easy On The Eyes" at the Brown Brothers Studio in Nashville
    Jan 8, 1952
    Lefty Frizzell records "Don't Stay Away (Till Love Grows Cold)" at the Jim Beck Studio in Dallas, Texas
    Jan 8, 1952
    Hank Snow records "Lady's Man" and "Married By The Bible, Divorced By The Law" in the evening at Nashville's Brown Radio Productions

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