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Saturday, 22 December 1951

Let Old Mother Nature Have Her Way - Carl Smith

Saturday, 22 December 1973

If We Make It Through December - Merle Haggard

Saturday, 22 December 1984

Why Not Me - The Judds

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Sunday, 22 December 1957

haggard Merle Haggard attempts to rob a restaurant, mistakenly believing it had closed. He ends up serving time in San Quentin RolandNote

Thursday, 22 December 1966

Roy Drusky sm Roy Drusky loses $4,500 worth of equipment and stage clothes when thieves break into his trailer RolandNote

Wednesday, 22 December 1976

george-jones sm George Jones is arrested for assaulting his girlfriend, Linda Welborn, in November. He's released after posting $300 bond RolandNote

Thursday, 22 December 1988

johnny-cash-08 Three days after undergoing open heart surgery, Johnny Cash develops pneumonia and is placed on life support at Nashville's Baptist Hospital RolandNote

Monday, 22 December 2003

Dave Dudley Dave Dudley dies of a heart attack in Wisconsin. A former disc jockey, he earned a reputation for his trucker hits, particularly the 1960s classics "Six Days On The Road" and "Truck Drivin' Son-Of-A-Gun" RolandNote

Monday, 22 December 2008

ernieashworth Ernie Ashworth undergoes open heart surgery RolandNote

Thursday, 22 December 2011

Garth-Brooks-sm Garth Brooks makes the local news in Tulsa when he offers to help two Bath & Body Works employees unload a U-Haul truck RolandNote

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