Jul 16, 1953 Singer/songwriter Nanci Griffith is born in Seguin, Texas. Primarily a folk artist, she writes the Kathy Mattea country hit "Love At The... Read More.
Jun 14, 1909 Burl Ives is born in Hunt, Illinois. The folk singer--and narrator of TV's "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer"--registers five country hits during his... Read More.
May 14, 1914 Singer, songwriter and band leader Foy Willing is born in Bosque County, Texas. He founds the New Riders Of The Purple Sage,... Read More.
Apr 14, 1931: African-American blues guitarist Arnold Shultz dies from a heart disorder in Morgantown, Kentucky. He was a musical mentor to a teen-aged... Read More.
Mar 14, 1903 Cynthia May Carver is born in Lamb, Kentucky. Using the stage name Cousin Emmy, she becomes one of... Read More.
Eddy Arnold recorded Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young at Thomas Production Studio in Nashville in 1954. Faron Young cut... Read More.
Hank Williams and Ray Price began moving into a house at 2718 Wedgewood in Nashville in 1952. They shared the home for... Read More.
Frank Sinatra sent a telegram to Tennessee Ernie Ford, congratulating him on Sixteen Tons in 1955. The “Chairman” commented, "It's... Read More.
Marty Robbins had his first recording session for Columbia Records at Hollywood's Radio Recorders in 1951. That day he recorded his debut... Read More.
The Carter Family holds its final recording session in New York City in 1941. Tammy Wynette gets her first #1 single... Read More.