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This Week in Nashville History

Week 47: November 19th – November 25th

By

Copyright Jan Duke

Tennessee Snowfall

© Jan Duke
November 19th
The CMA Awards,  co-hosted by Roy Rogers and Dale Evans, were broadcast from the Ryman Auditorium for the first time on November 19th, 1968.

November 20th
-Duane Allman of the Allman Brothers rock band was born in Nashville on November 20th, 1946.
-The Shelby Street Bridge that runs over the Cumberland River in Downtown Nashville was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on November 20th, 1986. The bridge was refurbished and reopened in the late summer of 2003 as a pedestrian bridge.

November 21st
On November 21, 2001, one month after the attacks of 9-11, Country Music Television presented their "Country Freedom Concert." Charlie Daniels cancelled his appearance on the show after he was told he couldn't perform "This Ain't No Rag, It's A Flag."

November 22nd
Keith Whitley wed Lorrie Morgan on November 22nd, 1986.

November 23rd
Skipwith Hall,  located just west of Columbia, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on November 23rd, 1977.

November 24th
Five inches of snow fall in Nashville on November 24th, 1929, the most ever measured on this date.

November 25th
After Leaving a bar in Nashville on November 25th,1976, Tanya Tucker wrecks the car she was driving, almost killing herself.

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