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.
The Municipal Auditorium was dedicated in Shreveport, LA in 1929. The building becomes the home of The Louisiana Hayride, a... Read More.
Ernest “Pop” Stoneman married Hattie Frost at the Methodist Church in Galax, VA in 1918. Many of their children unite under Pop's... Read More.
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.