Jul 13, 1942 Roger McGuinn is born in Chicago. A primary member of the country-rock band The Byrds, McGuinn joins ex-Byrd Chris Hillman and The... Read More.
Jun 13, 1936 The Dixie Tabernacle becomes the home of the Grand Ole Opry, seating 3,500. The Opry remains there for the next three years.... Read More.
May 13, 1910 Curt Massey is born in Midland, Texas. He joins his older sister in the band Louise Massey & The Westerners, scoring several... Read More.
Apr 13, 1946: R&B/gospel singer Al Green is born in Forrest City, Arkansas. He earns a nomination from the Country Music Association in 1994... Read More.
Mar 13, 1930 Singer/songwriter Liz Anderson is born in Roseau, Minnesota. The mother of Lynn Anderson, she writes two of Merle... Read More.
ASCAP was formed at the Hotel Claridge in New York City in 1914. The performing rights agency--the American Society of Composers, Authors... Read More.
Charley Pride sang the national anthem prior to Super Bowl VIII at Rice Stadium in Houston, TX in 1974. The Miami Dolphins beat the... Read More.
Hank Williams performed on The Louisiana Hayride in 1952 in what turned out to be his final appearance on the... Read More.
Decca released Cal Smith's The Lord Knows I'm Drinking in 1972. The song was written by Bill Anderson and is... Read More.