Jul 21, 1895 Actor Ken Maynard is born in Vevay, Indiana. Appearing in nearly 90 pictures, he becomes the first of America's singing cowboys, blazing... Read More.
Jun 21, 1948 Leon Everette is born in Aiken, South Carolina. He puts together 10 hit records from 1980-1984, including "Hurricane," "Midnight Rodeo," "If I... Read More.
May 21, 1954 Johnnie & Jack record "Goodnight, Sweetheart, Goodnight" May 21, 1955 Chuck Berry records "Maybellene," a song inspired by Bob Wills' "Ida Red," at Chicago's... Read More.
Apr 21, 1907: Banjo player Wade Mainer is born in Buncombe County, North Carolina. He performs in brother J.E. Mainer's band, The Mountaineers, eventually... Read More.
Mar 21, 1882: Bascom Lunsford is born in Mars Hill, North Carolina. A folk music collector and promoter, he also co-writes the... Read More.
Little Jimmy Dickens made his first appearance on the Grand Ole Opry in 1948, performing John Henry and I Dreamed... Read More.
It was a huge day for Tennessee Ernie Ford in 1949. He signed a contract with Capitol records and had his first... Read More.
Hank Williams recorded Cold, Cold Heart and Dear John during an evening session at the Castle Studio in... Read More.
Webb Pierce collects a #1 country single in Billboard with a very controversial song, There Stands The Glass in 1953.... Read More.
In 1963, Lefty Frizzell recorded "Saginaw, Michigan" at Nashville's Columbia Recording Studios after actor George Hamilton left the control room. Hamilton had... Read More.