May 23, 1925 Mac Wiseman is born in Crimora, Virginia. He works as a sideman for Bill Monroe and Flatt & Scruggs, and releases his... Read More.
Apr 23, 1936: Roy Orbison is born in Vernon, Texas. A 1987 addition to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, he reaches the... Read More.
Mar 23, 1868: Fiddlin' John Carson is born in Fannin County, Georgia. When he performs on Atlanta's WSB in 1922, he becomes... Read More.
Jimmie Rodgers recorded Blue Yodel No. 5 (Ain't No Blackhearted Woman), I'm Sorry We Met and High Powered... Read More.
Johnny Duncan recorded the Kris Kristofferson song Stranger with Janie Fricke on the evening of January 23, 1976 at Columbia... Read More.
Lefty Frizzell hit #1 on the Billboard country chart in 1950 with his debut single, If You've Got The Money I've Got... Read More.
Clarence "Tom" Ashley recorded The Coo-Coo Bird in Johnson City, TN in 1929. The performance would eventually be ranked among... Read More.
An ABC-TV special, "The Grand Ole Opry At 50: A Nashville Celebration," was taped at the Grand Ole Opry House in 1975.... Read More.