The first documented fiddling contest in the U.S. took place in Hanover County, VA in 1736. As the tradition evolves, it confirms... Read More.
In his fourth attempt at the song, Webb Pierce finally finished recording Slowly during an evening session in 1953 at... Read More.
The WSM Barn Dance began broadcasting in Nashville in 1925, with a one-hour performance by Uncle Jimmy Thompson. It's later renamed the... Read More.
Hawkshaw Hawkins married Jean Shepard on stage at The Forum in Wichita, Kansas in 1960. Hawkins' best man: Capitol executive, record producer... Read More.
The Carter Family recorded Wabash Cannonball during a morning session at the Atlanta Women's Club in Atlanta, GA in 1929.
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.