Jul 14, 1912 Singer/songwriter Woody Guthrie is born in Okemah, Oklahoma. Best known for writing "This Land Is Your Land," he influences the use of... Read More.
Jun 16, 1939 Billy "Crash" Craddock is born in Greensboro, North Carolina. Employing a sound and style influenced by Elvis Presley and rockabilly, he becomes... Read More.
May 16, 1953 Jimmy Dean makes his Grand Ole Opry debut, introduced to the audience at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium by Carl Smith May 16, 1957 Shooting begins... Read More.
Apr 16, 1968: Waylon Jennings records "Only Daddy That'll Walk The Line" and "Yours Love" during an afternoon session at Nashville's RCA Studio B
Mar 16, 1917 Woodwind player Darol Rice is born. He contributes bass clarinet to Tennessee Ernie Ford's 1955 classic "Sixteen Tons"
Four-year-old Johnny Cash and his family returned to their home in Dyess, AR in 1937. It was damaged in January by severe... Read More.
Floods hit the state of Arkansas in 1937, where more than 2,700 people were forced to evacuate their homes, including the family... Read More.
The Battle of the Bulge began on this date in 1944 in Europe. Future country star Hawkshaw Hawkins earned four stars for... Read More.
Patsy Cline recorded I Fall To Pieces during an afternoon session at the Bradley Film & Recording Studio in Nashville... Read More.
The Stanley Brothers--Ralph and Carter--perform together publicly for the first time in Bristol, VA in 1946. Conway Twitty records his... Read More.