Jimmie Rodgers began production on a 10-minute movie short, The Singing Brakeman, in Camden, NJ in 1929.
Patsy Cline recorded Walkin' After Midnight and A Poor Man's Roses (Or A Rich Man's Gold) at the... Read More.
Red Foley records Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy in 1949 at the Castle Studio in the Tulane Hotel. The song is... Read More.
Uncle Dave Macon, Sid Harkreader and Dr. Humphrey Bate performed at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium in a benefit concert that aired on WSM... Read More.
Dwight Eisenhower defeated Adlai Stevenson for president in 1952. Singer/songwriter Stuart Hamblen, running on the Prohibition ticket, finished fourth. So why are... Read More.
The first graphite reactor, designed to produce atomic power, went into operation in the secret government town of Oak Ridge, TN in... Read More.
KDKA in Pittsburgh went on the air in 1920, becoming America's first radio station. Roy Acuff lost the Tennessee governor's race... Read More.
Billboard issued its first edition in 1894. It was eight pages long and cost 10 cents. The publication becomes the leading trade... Read More.
Columbia released the album The Johnny Cash Show in 1970. It was his 35th overall album and his third live... Read More.
Johnnie Wright married Kitty Wells in Franklin, KY in 1937. Given that the event occurs on Halloween Eve, Wright frequently tells friends:... Read More.
Charley Pride pitches four innings of shutout ball in 1956, as the Negro League All-Stars beat the Major League All-Stars, including Hank... Read More.