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  • Sep 2, 1911
    Casino owner Bill Harrah is born in South Pasadena, California. He establishes the first of what will become a chain of gambling venues in Reno, Nevada, in 1937. He briefly marries Bobbie Gentry in 1969
    Sep 5, 1911
    Jimmy Springs is born in Mattoon, Illinois. He joins the R&B vocal act The 5 Red Caps, which generates one country hit: 1944's "I Learned A Lesson, I'll Never Forget"
    Sep 6, 1911
    Zeke Clements is born on a farm near Warrior, Alabama. A Grand Ole Opry member who writes Red Foley's "Smoke On The Water" and several Eddy Arnold hits, he also does the yodeling for the animated character Bashful in Disney's "Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs"
    Sep 13, 1911
    Bill Monroe is born in Rosine, Kentucky. Recognized as the Father of Bluegrass, he joins the Grand Ole Opry in 1939 and enters the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1970 behind such titles as "Uncle Pen," "In The Pines" and "Blue Moon Of Kentucky"
    Sep 16, 1911
    Paul Henning is born in Independence, Missouri. He creates the series "The Beverly Hillbillies" and "Petticoat Junction" and writes their theme songs, performed by Flatt & Scruggs. He's also involved in "The Andy Griffith Show" and "Green Acres"
    Sep 30, 1911
    Singer/guitarist Jerry Scoggins is born in Mount Pleasant, Texas. He joins The Cass County Boys in Dallas, appearing in several westerns. He backs Johnny Bond on the 1950 hit "Love Song In 32 Bars" and sings the theme to "The Beverly Hillbillies"

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