It’s Your Birthday! — July 19, 2011 — George Hamilton IV, Bernie Leadon
Former Eagle Bernie Leadon is 64 today. He was one of the first members of The Eagles. In face, the only Country hit they had, “Lyin’ Eyes”, featured Bernie’s guitar work. He left the group shortly after that 1975 hit. He also was a member of the The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band during the 1980s .
Grand Ole Opry member George Hamilton IV is 74 today. George was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He’s been a member of the Opry since 1961. His biggest hit was “Abilene” which was also a pop hit.