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Music History Bit: From Larry Smith

Campbellsville link to Patsy Cline, Hawkshaw Hawkings, and Jim Reeves

When I read about the Beatles movie coming to the Adair County Drive-in, it reminded me of a really historic event at the Campbellsville Drive In before I was born. It was on March 3, 1963. Patsy Cline, Jim Reeves, and Hawkshaw Hawkins appeared there in person.

That was just two days, before the plane crash near Camden, Tennessee, on Tuesday, March 5, 1963, when all three performers died in a plane crash the world of Country Music still mourns. - Larry Smith, 99.9 FM, The Big Dawg, Campbellsville, KY.

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