In 1963, Lefty Frizzell recorded "Saginaw, Michigan" at Nashville's Columbia Recording Studios after actor George Hamilton left the control room. Hamilton had... Read More.
Jimmie Rodgers recorded "Blue Yodel No. 4 (California Blues)" and "My Carolina Sunshine Girl" in Atlanta on October 20, 1928. Five years... Read More.
Brenda Lee headed to the Bradley Film & Recording Studio in Nashville on Oct 19, 1958 to record "Rockin' Around The Christmas... Read More.
Tennessee Ernie Ford recorded "Mule Train" in 1949 at Capitol's Melrose studios in Los Angeles. Merle Travis was there too. He mimicked the sound... Read More.
The Radio Corporation of America was formed in 1919. RCA becomes one of the most-storied labels in country music's history, representing such... Read More.
The Stanley Brothers--Ralph and Carter--perform together publicly for the first time in Bristol, VA in 1946. Conway Twitty records his... Read More.
Jim Reeves records "He'll Have To Go" during a morning session at RCA Studio B in Nashville in 1959. He returned that... Read More.
The Carter Family holds its final recording session in New York City in 1941. Tammy Wynette gets her first #1 single... Read More.
The Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame inducted its first 20 members in 1970. The list includes Ted Daffan, Johnny Bond, Floyd Tillman,... Read More.
Porter Wagoner & Dolly Parton recorded "The Last Thing On My Mind" on October 11, 1967. The song was first recorded by... Read More.
Hank Snow held his first recording session in 1936. It was upstairs in a vacant church in Montreal. The two songs he... Read More.