FARON YOUNG BIRTHDAY
In two days we celebrate Faron Young’s 79th birthday–and we wish Faron could be here to celebrate with us. He was born in a tiny rental house in Shreveport, Louisiana, on February 25, 1932.
MARTY ROBBINS AT THE 1975 DAYTONA 500
On February 16, 1975, Marty ran the Daytona 500. “I wanted to make Daytona because it was a big track and I liked the speed,” he said. “You could get going around one hundred ninety miles an hour down there, y’know.” (more…)