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December 10

The WSM Barn Dance officially became The Grand Ole Opry in 1927.Soul singer Sam Cooke was shot and... Read More.

November 10

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.

October 10

Hank Snow held his first recording session in 1936. It was upstairs in a vacant church in Montreal. The two songs he... Read More.

September 10

In 1956 Bobby Bare holds the first recording session of his career at Capitol Recording Studios in Hollywood. Sitting in his backing band was... Read More.

August 10

Aug 10, 1909 Instrument innovator Leo Fender is born in Buena Park, California. His brand of guitar and keyboard are played by numerous country artists,... Read More.

July 10

Jul 10, 1929 Colleen Carroll is born. She signs in the 1950s with Capitol Records, the same label that ultimately launches the career of her... Read More.

June 10

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

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.

April 10

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.