Martha Carson Celebrates 80th Birthday

Country star Martha Carson turned 80 on Saturday (May 19), and many of her friends and fans were expected to help her celebrate Tuesday night (May 22) at a public birthday party at the Texas Troubadour Theatre in Nashville. Kitty Wells , Mac Wiseman , Sonny James , Boots Randolph , Vestal Goodman, Stonewall Jackson , Jeannie C. Riley , Billy Walker , Don Helms, Harold Bradley and others were scheduled to be on hand.