November 2013

Now would be a good time to play "What Follows Fall" by Bluegrass Etc. (from their "Travelin' Band" album); "November" by Bob Amos (from his "Wherever I Go" album); "November Rain" by Lost Highway (from their "November Rain" album).

1
Seldom Scene formed, 1971
Bill Anderson born, 1937
Carl Nelson died, 2006

3
Daylight Savings Time ends. Set clocks back one hour.
(Play "Daylight Savings Time" by Grandpa Jones, or "Time Changes Everything," by the Reno Brothers.)

Stanley Brothers record "The Lonesome River", 1950
James Alan Shelton born, 1960

4
Alan Munde born, 1946
Kirk McGee born, 1899 (died 10/24/83)
Allen Mills born, 1937
Pete Corum born, 1948

5
Election Day!
Play "Breadline Blues 2008" by Del McCoury, Mac Wiseman, Tim O'Brien, Gillian Welch and David Rawlings from "Moneyland" CD (McCoury Music)

Ron Lynam born, 1954

6
First performance by the Osborne Brothers at radio station WROL in Knoxville, TN, 1953.

7
A.P. Carter died, 1960
Gene Wooten died, 2001

8
Roy Lee Centers born, 1944 (died May 2, 1974)
Benny Cain died, 1998
Roger Reed born, 1953
Eddie Miller born, 1957 (died in auto accident on the way to IBMA, Oct. 3, 2001)

9
Bill Monroe records "Kentucky Mandolin", 1967
Richard Greene born, 1942
George D. Hay, the Opry's "Solemn Old Judge" born 1896.

10
David Akeman ("Stringbean") died (shot to death at his home), 1973
Play "The Ballad of Stringbean and Estelle" by Sam Bush (CD "Circles Around Me)
Bill Bryson born, 1946

11
Veterans Day
(For song suggestions, click here)
Don Stover died, 1996

13
Mike Bub born, 1964
Ernie Sykes born, 1960

14
Peter McLaughlin born, 1955
Judith Edelman born, 1964

15
Bubba Chandler born, 1955
Albert Brumley died, 1977
Robert Whitstein died, 2001

16
Osborne Brothers record "Rocky Top", 1967
Larry Cordle born, 1949
Earl Bolick born, 1919 (died 4/19/98)

17
Tom Adams born, 1958
Sally Ann Forrester died, 1999.

18
Jens Krüger born, 1962

20
Stanley Brothers record "The Fields Have Turned Brown", 1949
Tut Taylor born, 1923
Senator Robert Byrd born, 1917
Josh Williams born, 1980
Charlie Cline died, 2004
Bill Vernon died, 1996
Randy Howard born, 1960 (died 6/29/99

21
Jim Eanes died, 1995
Flatt & Scruggs make first Columbia recordings, 1950

22
Dan McKinnon, founder of KSON died, 2012

23
Charlie Sizemore born, 1960
Roy Acuff died, 1992

24
Jack Tottle born, 1939
Adam Steffey born, 1965
James Bryan born, 1953

25
Eddie Stubbs born, 1961
Walter Hensley died, 2012

27
Hanukkah begins (continues through December 5)
Walter Bailes died, 2000

28
Thanksgiving Day
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First Grand Ole Opry broadcast, 1925
Frank Edmonsen died, 2003

29
Randy Waller born, 1959

30
Homer "Pappy" Sherrill died, 2001
Jeannie Kendall born, 1954