It was on this date in 1974 when David Allan Coe recorded what would become known as the perfect country and western song. "You Never Even Called Me By My Name" has been a favorite sing along song of country music fans ever since.
I'll be in for Chris Logan this evening for Classic Country Saturday Night. A good time will be had by all. Let's begin our trip down memory with a look at what happened on This Day in Country Music History.
As we all get readied up for this evening's Classic Country Saturday Night show, let us look back in country music history. Here are some of the events that happened on this day along with some of our country stars who were born on May 11.
The Grammy Awards are the pinnacle of success for musicians, songwriters, and producers. On this date in 1959, the first Grammy Awards ceremony was held. Unlike today's awards programs, only a handful awards were given. In fact, only 28 awards were presented (compared to nearl…