Happy Fourth of July from The CMBeat! In honor of this annual holiday, I’m helping to let you celebrate a little bit easier, by putting together a few of the hottest country songs of the summer that would make an awesome playlist for special festivities. Have a great time with your friends and family this holiday, and check out our July 4th playlist that’s perfect for the summer below. Continue reading
If you’re a country music fan, then you probably know about a certain country music legend hailing from Mississippi, the one and only, Conway Twitty.
The singer was originally born Harold Lloyd Jenkins on September 1st, 1933, in Friars Point, Mississippi, but when he was a young boy, his family relocated to Helena-West Helena, Arkansas. Now, the Mayor of Helena-West Helena, Arkansas, Jay Hollowell, Phillips County Judge Clark Hall, and the governor, Asa Hutchinson, for the state of Arkansas, is doing something special to remember the icon. They will be proclaiming June 5th, the actual anniversary date of the late artist’s death, officially as Conway Twitty Day. Continue reading