Mar 13, 1930 Singer/songwriter Liz Anderson is born in Roseau, Minnesota. The mother of Lynn Anderson, she writes two of Merle... Read More.
Mar 12, 1939 Lew DeWitt is born in Roanoke, Virginia. A founding member of The Statler Brothers, he writes "Flowers On... Read More.
Mar 11, 1845 Fiddler Henry Gilliland is born in Jasper County, Missouri. He joins Eck Robertson for the first country recording... Read More.
Mar 10, 1920 Kenneth "Jethro" Burns is born in Conasauga, Tennessee. His comedic duo Homer & Jethro joins the Country Music... Read More.
Mar 9, 1919 Guitarist Cleo Davis is born. He's the first musician Bill Monroe hires, in August 1938, when he assembles... Read More.
Mar 8, 1946 Singer and bass player Randy Meisner is born in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. As a member of The Eagles, he... Read More.
Mar 7, 1944 Singer/songwriter Townes Van Zandt is born in Fort Worth, Texas. A vivid songwriter and wild personality, he authors... Read More.
Mar 6, 1905 Bob Wills is born in Kosse, Texas. He becomes a leading figure in western swing, launching such material... Read More.
Mar 5, 1925 Guitarist Jimmy Bryant is born in Pavo, Georgia. Based in Los Angeles, he plays on numerous sessions and... Read More.
Mar 4, 1932 Betty Jack Davis is born in Corbin, Kentucky. Along with Skeeter Davis, to whom she is not related,... Read More.
The Star-Spangled Banner was officially recognized as the national anthem in 1931. Ernest Stoneman, of The Stoneman Family, taped an appearance... Read More.
Cowboy Copas and Hawkshaw Hawkins made what proves to be their final appearance on the Grand Ole Opry at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium... Read More.