Jun 10, 1952 Thom Schuyler is born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He writes Kenny Rogers' "Love Will Turn You Around," Lacy J. Dalton's "16th Avenue" and... Read More.
May 10, 1895 Carl T. Sprague is born near Alvin, Texas. In 1925, he records the first cowboy hit, "When The Work's All Done This... Read More.
Apr 10, 1898: Fiddlin' Arthur Smith is born in Bold Springs, Tennessee. He performs on the Grand Ole Opry from 1929-1938, helping popularize the... Read More.
Mar 10, 1920 Kenneth "Jethro" Burns is born in Conasauga, Tennessee. His comedic duo Homer & Jethro joins the Country Music... Read More.
Eddie Rabbitt began a three-week stay at #1 on Billboard's country chart with the theme from the Clint Eastwood movie Every Which... Read More.
Loretta Webb married Oliver "Mooney" Lynn in Butcher Holler, KY, officially becoming Loretta Lynn in 1948. He gave her her first guitar,... Read More.
The WSM Barn Dance officially became The Grand Ole Opry in 1927. Soul singer Sam Cooke was shot and... 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.
Hank Snow held his first recording session in 1936. It was upstairs in a vacant church in Montreal. The two songs he... Read More.