May 25, 1878 Tap dancer Bill "Bojangles" Robinson is born in Richmond, Virginia. He inspires the first hit by The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, "Mr.... Read More.
Apr 25, 1874: Guglielmo Marconi is born in Bologna, Italy. At age 22, he receives a patent for the radio, a medium honored by... Read More.
Mar 25, 1923 Bonnie Guitar is born in Seattle, Washington. An L.A. session guitarist in the 1950s, she has three Top... Read More.
Lyricist Johnny Burke died in New York in 1964. Known for such standards as Pennies From Heaven and Swing On... Read More.
In 1957 Marty Robbins started an overnight session at the Columbia Studio in New York that yielded three singles: Please Don't Blame... Read More.
Riverboat captain Thomas Ryman, who funded construction of the Union Tabernacle, died in Nashville in 1904. After his passing, the building is... Read More.
Hank Williams recorded There's A Tear In My Beer in 1951. The tape remained in boxes at Bill Lister's house... Read More.