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  • Sep 1, 1953
    Steel guitarist Jerry Brightman is born in Akron, Ohio. He joins Buck Owens' Buckaroos during the 1970s, playing on several hits, including "On The Cover Of The Music City News," "Big Game Hunter" and "You Ain't Gonna Have Ol' Buck To Kick Around No More"
    Sep 2, 1953
    Eddy Arnold and his manager, Colonel Tom Parker, officially end their contract
    Sep 2, 1953
    Lula Grace Wood marries her second husband, Lowell Smith, in Columbus, Ohio. She is destined to become a Grand Ole Opry member, operating publicly as Jan Howard
    Sep 7, 1953
    Decca releases Red Foley's "Shake A Hand"
    Sep 8, 1953
    Tommy Collins records "You Better Not Do That," his first hit single, at Capitol's Melrose studio in Los Angeles, with Buck Owens playing guitar
    Sep 11, 1953
    MGM releases Hank Williams' "Weary Blues From Waitin'"
    Sep 14, 1953
    Capitol releases the Jean Shepard & Ferlin Husky duet "Forgive Me John"
    Sep 15, 1953
    Though not yet divorced from his first wife, Jerry Lee Lewis marries a pregnant Jane Mitcham in Fayette, Louisiana
    Sep 16, 1953
    Bass player Michael Rhodes is born in West Monroe, Louisiana. He plays on records by Trisha Yearwood, Lady Antebellum, Conway Twitty, Alabama, Brooks & Dunn, Toby Keith, Darius Rucker and George Strait, among others
    Sep 17, 1953
    Kitty Wells records "Cheatin's A Sin," plus a duet with Red Foley--"I'm A Stranger In My Home"--during a session at the Castle Studio in Nashville

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