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.
In 1955, Tennessee Ernie Ford sang “Sixteen Tons” on his daytime variety show. Fan mail poured in, so he decided to record the song... Read More.
Marty Robbins was seemingly good at everything he tried – including driving race cars! On September 4, 1972, he finished ninth in the Southern... Read More.
September is a special month for country music birthdays. They include Conway Twitty, Patsy Cline, Jimmie Rodgers, Roy Acuff & Hank Williams.
Tammy Wynette writes and records "Stand By Your Man" as almost an afterthought. They needed another song for the album she was recording and... Read More.
Conway Twitty and three band members escape injury when they run from their car on an Iowa Highway just before the vehicle explodes. They... Read More.