This Day In Country

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  • On this day November 18, 1980
    The country-variety TV series, was aired for the first time. Barbara Mandrell hosted this music-variety series with her younger sisters, Louise and Irelene. Also helping out was Truck Shackley & the Texas Critters, a group of Krofft puppets that included five musicians and a dog. Each week, a well-established country star made appearances.
  • On this day November 18, 1956
    Born on this day, was Laura Lynch, singer-songwriter, and founding member of the Dixie Chicks. Of the Dixie Chicks' twenty-five singles, six have reached #1 on the country singles chart: Lynch left the group in 1995.