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  • Sep 6, 1928
    Harry McClintock records "The Big Rock Candy Mountains" in Los Angeles
    Sep 7, 1928
    Victor releases Jimmie Rodgers' "Blue Yodel No. 3 (Evening Sun Yodel)" and "Never No Mo' Blues"
    Sep 10, 1928
    Record executive Charlie Fach is born in Camden, New Jersey. Through his employment at the Smash, Mercury and Compleat labels, he works with Roger Miller, Vern Gosdin and George Burns
    Sep 11, 1928
    Randy Hughes is born in Gum, Tennessee. He manages Patsy Cline and plays guitar on many of her hits, including "Crazy," "I Fall To Pieces" and "She's Got You." He also pilots the plane that crashes in 1963, claiming their lives, as well as Cowboy Copas and Hawkshaw Hawkins
    Sep 15, 1928
    Songwriter Tommy Faile is born in Lancaster, South Carolina. He pens Red Sovine's trucker recitation "Phantom 309"
    Sep 16, 1928
    Steel guitarist Ralph Mooney is born in Duncan, Oklahoma. He co-writes the Ray Price classic "Crazy Arms" and plays on hits by Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard, Wynn Stewart and Buck Owens, among others
    Sep 19, 1928
    Tex Ritter makes his first appearance on Broadway, with a bit part in "The New Moon" at the Imperial Theater
    Sep 19, 1928
    Bluegrass promoter Carlton Haney is born in Rockingham County, North Carolina. The first person to organize a weekend bluegrass festival, he also co-writes the Conway Twitty hit "To See My Angel Cry"
    Sep 22, 1928
    The Grand Ole Opry is cancelled for one night, as WSM airs a speech by Republican senator William Borah and a rebuttal by Democratic governor Alfred Smith
    Sep 25, 1928
    Violinist Martin Katahn is born in Utica, New York. He plays with Nashville string sections on a number of country hits, including Elvis Presley's "Moody Blue," Lynn Anderson's "Rose Garden," Ray Price's "For The Good Times" and Sammi Smith's "Help Me Make It Through The Night"

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