Jul 2, 1916 Actor Curtis Wayne Gates is born in Lamar, Colorado. Under the name Ken Curtis, he joins The Sons Of The Pioneers from... Read More.
Jun 2, 1896 Guglielmo Marconi receives a U.S. patent for his invention, the radio Jun 2, 1927 Carl Butler is born in Knoxville, Tennessee. Added to the... Read More.
May 2, 1936 Pop singer Engelbert Humperdinck is born in Madras, India. He scores a major hit with the ballad "After The Lovin'," a song... Read More.
Apr 2, 1942: Pop artist Leon Russell is born in Lawton, Oklahoma. He joins Willie Nelson on a 1979 remake of "Heartbreak Hotel," and records... Read More.
Cowboy Copas and Hawkshaw Hawkins made what proves to be their final appearance on the Grand Ole Opry at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium... Read More.
The Missouri Mountaineers, led by guitarist Jack Shook, made their Grand Ole Opry debut in 1935. The band was a regular on... Read More.
Marty Robbins recorded My Woman, My Woman, My Wife at the Columbia Recording Studios in Nashville in 1970. His backing... Read More.
This week I watched part two of the movie I reviewed last week. The Christmas Chronicles 2. Once again Kurt Russell played Santa and this one picks up... Read More.
Hank Snow began what proved to be his final Canadian sessions before his career shifted into the U.S. He recorded songs for... Read More.
KDKA in Pittsburgh went on the air in 1920, becoming America's first radio station. Roy Acuff lost the Tennessee governor's race... Read More.