Clarence "Tom" Ashley recorded The Coo-Coo Bird in Johnson City, TN in 1929. The performance would eventually be ranked among... Read More.
Roy "Rabbit" Acuff started at wide receiver as Knoxville's Central High Bobcats beat the rival Wildcats for the first time in five... Read More.
Webb Pierce collects a #1 country single in Billboard with a very controversial song, There Stands The Glass in 1953.... Read More.
Jim Reeves recorded Welcome To My World in 1961 during the evening at Nashville's RCA Studio B. He also recorded... Read More.
Slim Whitman recorded Cattle Call at the KWKH studios in Shreveport. Johnny Cash wrote I... Read More.
The Louvin Brothers held their first recording session, for Apollo Records, at Nashville's Castle Studio in the Tulane Hotel in 1947.
Guitarist Henry Whitter died in Morganton, NC in 1941. One of country music's recording pioneers, his version of The Wreck On The... Read More.
Patsy Cline recorded I Fall To Pieces during an afternoon session at the Bradley Film & Recording Studio in Nashville... Read More.
In 1943 Sydney Nathan's King Records released its first two singles, with the artists using pseudonyms: Merle Travis and Grandpa Jones are... Read More.
Marty Robbins had his first recording session for Columbia Records at Hollywood's Radio Recorders in 1951. That day he recorded his debut... Read More.
Decca released Cal Smith's The Lord Knows I'm Drinking in 1972. The song was written by Bill Anderson and is... Read More.
Johnny Cash recorded Big River and Ballad Of A Teenage Queen at Memphis' Sun Recording Studio in 1957.