Jul 18, 1939 Dion DiMucci is born in The Bronx, New York. Two of his 1960s pop successes become country hits for other artists: "Ruby... Read More.
Jun 18, 1915 A.P. Carter marries Sara Dougherty, uniting two of the three performers who will comprise The Carter Family, in Clinch Mountain, Virginia Jun 18,... Read More.
May 18, 1936 Leon Ashley is born near Covington, Georgia. He establishes his own label, Ashley Records, and hits #1 as an artist in 1967... Read More.
Apr 18, 1930: Songwriter Don Hecht is born. He writes the Patsy Cline hit "Walkin' After Midnight" Apr 18, 1939: Gene Autry records "Back In... Read More.
Mar 18, 1902 Enrico Caruso becomes the first performer to make a recording, singing into a megaphone-shaped device while his rendition... Read More.
Hank Williams Jr. signed with MGM Records for $500,000 in 1970. At the time, he was the highest earner in the label's... Read More.
Randy Travis made his national TV debut in 1984 as a guest on Nashville Now. He was promoting his album... Read More.
Bill Anderson recorded Still in 1962. It became a crossover hit for him reaching #1 on the country charts and... Read More.
The Louvin Brothers held their first recording session, for Apollo Records, at Nashville's Castle Studio in the Tulane Hotel in 1947.
Tennessee Ernie Ford recorded "Mule Train" in 1949 at Capitol's Melrose studios in Los Angeles. Merle Travis was there too. He mimicked the sound... Read More.