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  • Mar 24, 1948
    Harmonica player Lee Oskar is born in Copenhagen, Denmark. He joins the R&B group War, playing a key instrumental riff in the 1975 single "Low Rider." That riff gets him co-writing credit on Thomas Rhett's country single "Vacation"
    Mar 25, 1948
    Tex Ritter records "Deck Of Cards" at a Montgomery, Alabama, radio station
    Mar 26, 1948
    Steven Tallarico is born in New York, New York. As Steven Tyler, he sings lead on Aerosmith's 1998 pop hit "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing," which Mark Chesnutt immediately re-constructs as a country hit
    Mar 28, 1948
    Gerry House is born in Covington, Kentucky. The morning show host for WSIX-FM in Nashville, House doubles as a songwriter, writing Reba McEntire's "Little Rock," George Strait's "The Big One" and Pam Tillis' "The River And The Highway"
    Mar 28, 1948
    Jimmy Wakely is The Melody Kid in "Oklahoma Blues," debuting in movie theaters. His supporting musicians include Fiddlin' Arthur Smith
    Mar 28, 1948
    Nat "King" Cole marries the former Marie Hawkins at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem. They have a daughter, Natalie Cole, who will become a Country Music Association awards nominee
    Mar 29, 1948
    Columbia releases Johnny Bond's "Oklahoma Waltz"
    Mar 30, 1948
    "Song Of Idaho" debuts in movie theaters, with The Hoosier Hot Shots trying to convince a broadcaster not to cancel a radio show. The cast also includes The Sunshine Boys, with J.D. Sumner, and The Sunshine Girls, with the future Mary Ford
    Mar 31, 1948
    Vice president Al Gore is born in Washington, D.C. A frequent Democratic candidate for the nation's top office, he's supported in various campaigns by the likes of John Michael Montgomery, Mary Chapin Carpenter, K.T. Oslin and Johnny Cash

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