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  • Sep 1, 1931
    Lecil Martin is born in Sterratt, Texas. As Boxcar Willie, he establishes a hobo personality and sings traditional country music, gaining large sales through TV marketing and landing a spot on the Grand Ole Opry
    Sep 5, 1931
    Songwriter Carmol Taylor is born in Brilliant, Alabama. His credits include George Jones' "The Grand Tour," Tammy Wynette's "My Man," David Wills' "There's A Song On The Jukebox" and Joe Stampley's "Red Wine And Blue Memories"
    Sep 5, 1931
    The male trio The Vagabonds makes its Grand Ole Opry debut, becoming one of the show's most popular acts during the decade
    Sep 11, 1931
    Victor releases Jimmie Rodgers' "Blue Yodel No. 9 (Standin' On The Corner)" with "Looking For A New Mama"
    Sep 12, 1931
    George Jones is born in Saratoga, Texas. Widely regarded as one of the most gifted singers in country music history, he gains hits in five different decades, despite a lengthy battle with chemicals. He enters the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1992
    Sep 14, 1931
    Songwriter Tommy Blake is born in Dallas, Texas. He writes Johnny Horton's 1957 single "The Woman I Need" and Jim Reeves' 1968 hit "That's When I See The Blues (In Your Pretty Brown Eyes)"
    Sep 17, 1931
    RCA Records introduces the 33-1/3 rpm long-playing record
    Sep 19, 1931
    R&B singer Brook Benton is born in Camden, South Carolina. He writes two songs, "Endlessly" and "It's Just A Matter Of Time," that become country hits for Sonny James. He also records the first hit version of "Rainy Night In Georgia," covered for country by Hank Williams Jr.
    Sep 20, 1931
    Bluegrass fiddler Lester Woodie is born in Valdese, North Carolina. He performs as a member of The Stanley Brothers' Clinch Mountain Boys, contributing to their Grammy Hall of Fame single "I'm A Man Of Constant Sorrow"
    Sep 21, 1931
    Actor Larry Hagman is born in Fort Worth, Texas. In his role as "Dallas" oilman J.R. Ewing, Hagman has a hand in the "Urban Cowboy" era of the early-1980s

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