Today in country music history:
2002 – The number one album in America was the soundtrack for the movie O Brother, Where Art Thou? featuring bluegrass, country and gospel music.
2001 - Loretta Lynn was admitted to a hospital in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee, complaining of pain in her lungs. She was treated for pneumonia and released March 31st.
Ranger Doug - singer, Riders in the Sky
Jimmy Seales - guitarist, Shenandoah
Jerry Reed (1937-2008) - singer-actor, "Amos Moses," "When You're Hot, You're Hot," appeared in Smokey and the Bandit
Image: Universal Music Group