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  • Jul 1, 1955
    Keith Whitley is born in Sandy Hook, Kentucky. Married to Lorrie Morgan in 1986, his rich vocals dot some of the most expressive singles of the late-1980s, although his career is shortened when he dies from alcohol poisoning in 1989
    Jul 1, 1955
    Ernest Tubb introduces Patsy Cline in her Grand Ole Opry debut, as she performs "A Church, A Courtroom And Then Goodbye"
    Jul 2, 1955
    "The Lawrence Welk Show" debuts on ABC-TV, providing a launching pad for the career of Lynn Anderson, who joins the cast for one season in September 1967
    Jul 4, 1955
    Steel guitarist Buddy Emmons moves to Nashville as a member of Little Jimmy Dickens' band. Emmons becomes a premier session musician, appearing on hits by George Strait, Jim Reeves, Ray Price, Merle Haggard and Mark Chesnutt
    Jul 4, 1955
    Capitol releases The Louvin Brothers' "When I Stop Dreaming"
    Jul 4, 1955
    CBS introduces the summer replacement sitcom "Those Whiting Girls," featuring Margaret Whiting, who landed nine duets with Jimmy Wakely in the Top 10 of the Billboard country singles chart
    Jul 4, 1955
    Pop singer John Waite is born in Lancaster, England. A frontman for The Babys and Bad English, he scores his biggest solo hit with 1984's "Missing You," remade 15 years later as a minor country hit by Brooks & Dunn
    Jul 6, 1955
    Webb Pierce records "Love, Love, Love" and "If You Were Me (And I Were You)" at Nashville's Bradley Recording Studio
    Jul 9, 1955
    Patti Page appears on the cover of TV Guide
    Jul 10, 1955
    Songwriter Stan Munsey is born in Eaton, Pennsylvania. He authors the Tim McGraw hit "All I Want Is A Life"

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