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October 26

Roy Acuff held his first recording session with his band, The Crazy Tennesseans in 1936. They cut The Great Speckled Bird

October 25

Hank Williams recorded There's A Tear In My Beer in 1951. The tape remained in boxes at Bill Lister's house... Read More.
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October 24

Jim Reeves signs his first professional baseball contract to play for the St. Louis Cardinals in 1942. He was signed to the... Read More.

October 23

An ABC-TV special, "The Grand Ole Opry At 50: A Nashville Celebration," was taped at the Grand Ole Opry House in 1975.... Read More.
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October 22

Jimmie Rodgers records his best-selling record, "Waiting For A Train," plus "I'm Lonely And Blue" in Atlanta in 1928. Bill Monroe... Read More.
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October 20

Jimmie Rodgers recorded "Blue Yodel No. 4 (California Blues)" and "My Carolina Sunshine Girl" in Atlanta on October 20, 1928. Five years... Read More.

October 19

Brenda Lee headed to the Bradley Film & Recording Studio in Nashville on Oct 19, 1958 to record "Rockin' Around The Christmas... Read More.
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October 18

Tennessee Ernie Ford recorded "Mule Train" in 1949 at Capitol's Melrose studios in Los Angeles. Merle Travis was there too. He mimicked the sound... Read More.

October 17

The Radio Corporation of America was formed in 1919. RCA becomes one of the most-storied labels in country music's history, representing such... Read More.
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October 16

The Stanley Brothers--Ralph and Carter--perform together publicly for the first time in Bristol, VA in 1946. Conway Twitty records his... Read More.

October 15

Jim Reeves records "He'll Have To Go" during a morning session at RCA Studio B in Nashville in 1959. He returned that... Read More.