Jul 12, 1942 Singer/songwriter Steve Young is born in Newnan, Georgia. He lands songs with Waylon Jennings, Hank Williams Jr. and The Eagles, who score... Read More.
Jun 12, 1927 Songwriter Penny Jay is born. She authors Carl & Pearl Butler's biggest hit, "Don't Let Me Cross Over" Jun 12, 1928 Emmett Miller records... Read More.
May 12, 1951 Hank Williams' "Cold, Cold Heart" reaches #1 on the Billboard country singles chart May 12, 1955 Kix Brooks is born in Shreveport, Louisiana. He... Read More.
Apr 12, 1925: Ned Miller is born in Raines, Utah. He gains one of the biggest hits of 1963, "From A Jack To A... 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.
Buck Owens recorded Act Naturally at the Capitol Recording Studios in Hollywood in 1963. The session also included his first... Read More.
RCA released Wanted: The Outlaws in 1976. The album features Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Jessi Colter and Tompall Glaser and... Read More.
Tennessee Ernie Ford was celebrated in a 1956 episode of NBC-TV's This Is Your Life. Jerry Lee Lewis secretly... Read More.
Johnny Cash recorded Big River and Ballad Of A Teenage Queen at Memphis' Sun Recording Studio in 1957.
The Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame inducted its first 20 members in 1970. The list includes Ted Daffan, Johnny Bond, Floyd Tillman,... Read More.