Lincoln “Chips” Moman was known for producing songs including Elvis Presley’s “Suspicious Minds” and “In the Ghetto.” Moman was also a session guitarist for Aretha Franklin. He died yesterday at the age of 79. He he produced and cowrote a hit for B. J. Thomas, “(Hey Won’t You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song” (1975). This effort earned Moman a Grammy Award. He also co-wrote “Luckenbach, Texas (Back to the Basics of Love)” for Waylon Jennings, and produced albums by Willie Nelson, Gary Stewart, Tammy Wynette, Ronnie Milsap and Petula Clark.
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Real Country History…
1996 - Alan Jackson makes a guest appearance on "Home Improvement," singing "Mercury Blues" on the fictitious handyman show "Tool Time"
1999 - Mark Chesnutt's remake of "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing" hits the top of Billboard's country singles chart
1955 - Elvis Presley joined a WSM Grand Ole Opry road show in Little Rock, Arkansas, which also featured Mother Maybelle and the Carter Sisters and comedian the Duke of Paducah.
1965 - Buck Owens topped the charts with "I've Got A Tiger By The Tail."
1988 - Dolly Parton and Porter Wagoner perform together for the first time since their 1974 breakup, while taping an episode of "Dolly!" at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House
1989 - Randy Travis, the Judds, and K.T. Oslin were the big winners at the 31st annual Grammy Awards.
1990 - Alan Jackson began his first major tour, opening for Clint Black in Belton, Texas.
1991 - Pam Tillis was number one on the charts with the single "Don't Tell Me What To Do."