Marty Robbins' Don't Worry, featuring a signature fuzz guitar solo, hit #1 on the Billboard country chart in 1961.
Decades worth of success in country music started for Dean Dillon at age 14 when he won a talent contest. It led to a... Read More.
Ronnie Milsap is dropping a new album this spring. The singer will release, “A Better Word for Love,” on April 30th. The album, co-produced by Rob Galbraith, features... Read More.
Fearing that the locals will be insulted by having his band named The Crazy Tennesseans, Roy Acuff made his first Grand Ole... Read More.
Travis Tritt is ready to drop his first full-length studio album in over a decade. The singer will release “Set In Stone,” produced by Dave Cobb, on... Read More.
Lyricist Johnny Burke died in New York in 1964. Known for such standards as Pennies From Heaven and Swing On... Read More.
The Daily Ardmoreite in Ardmore, OK, became the first publication to print the phrase "honky tonk" in a story in 1894. They... Read More.
Jimmie Rodgers recorded Blue Yodel No. 5 (Ain't No Blackhearted Woman), I'm Sorry We Met and High Powered... Read More.
Willie Nelson is set to drop “My Way,” his second album of Frank Sinatra covers on Friday, and it’s a tribute to an artist that he loves. “Practically everything... Read More.
We're counting the biggest hits to end one of the biggest decades for Country Music. This is the list compiled by Billboard Magazine at... Read More.
Dottie West was a rags to riches success story. Dorothy Marie Marsh grew up in a large, impoverished family. Her father was sent to... Read More.
Elvis Presley opened for Little Jimmy Dickens at City Auditorium in Waycross, GA in 1956. In the front row: future Byrd Gram... Read More.