In his second stab at the song, Webb Pierce recorded Jimmie Rodgers' In The Jailhouse Now at the Castle Studio... Read More.
Hank Snow began what proved to be his final Canadian sessions before his career shifted into the U.S. He recorded songs for... Read More.
A 12-minute motion picture, The Great Train Robbery, made its debut in 1903. It's the first western feature in history.
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.