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This Historic Day In Music: Sara Carter

Sara Carter was born Sara Elizabeth Dougherty on this day, July 21, in 1898, just north of Copper Creek, Wise County, Virginia. She was one of five children born to William Sevier and Nancy Elizabeth (Kilgore) Dougherty. One day when … Continue reading

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This Historic Day In Music: Once again… Louis Armstrong

This is a story about two Jazz musicians, two Country musicians and a Blues song. On July 11, 1930, a headline in the Los Angeles, California newspaper – the California EagleĀ – proclaimed: “Louie Armstrong Famed Record Artist in City.” The … Continue reading

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