Minnie Pearl, Roy Acuff, Ernest Tubb and Rosalie Allen headline the first country music show at New... Read More.
RCA Records introduces the 33-1/3 rpm long-playing record in 1931. In 1972, Faron Young spanks... Read More.
Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs record for the first time with Bill Monroe in Columbia Records' Chicago studio in... Read More.
In 1930 Hoagy Carmichael records the original version of "Georgia On My Mind" at the Victor Studios in New York. Jimmy Dorsey was part... Read More.
George Jones was born in Saratoga, TX on September 12, 1931. Widely regarded as one of the most... Read More.
In 1954 Porter Wagoner went to the KWTO Radio studio in Springfield, MO to record "A Satisfied Mind"... Read More.
In 1956 Bobby Bare holds the first recording session of his career at Capitol Recording Studios in Hollywood. Sitting in his backing band was... Read More.
In 1956, Elvis Presley makes his first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show. He sings four songs including "Love Me Tender" and "Don't Be... Read More.
September 8, 1994: Terri Clark, Chris Waters and Tom Shapiro write "Better Things to Do," in Nashville. The song would eventually release in July... Read More.
In 1948 Roy Acuff was in Kingsport campaigning for Governor. He was hit by a grapefruit as unidentified assailants throw eggs and fruit at... Read More.
In 1955 Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins were chatting backstage before a show in Bono, Arkansas. Johnny was telling a story about a former... Read More.