May 28, 1911 Drummer Farris Coursey is born in Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee. He goes on to play on Red Foley's "Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy," Hank... Read More.
Apr 28, 1928: Victor releases The Carter Family's debut single, "Bury Me Under The Weeping Willow" Apr 28, 1937: Bill Walker is born in Sydney,... Read More.
Mar 28, 1936 Gospel giant Bill Gaither is born in Alexandria, Indiana. He writes "He Touched Me," recorded by Elvis Presley,... Read More.
Roger Miller, Buck Owens, Merle Haggard and Bonnie Owens were all double-winners at the inaugural Academy of Country & Western Music awards,... Read More.
The Monroe Brothers held their final recording session as partners for Bluebird Records in Charlotte in 1938. Their split paved the way... Read More.
Hank Williams gave his final performance, for 130 people at a holiday party for members of the Musicians' Union in Montgomery in... Read More.
The WSM Barn Dance began broadcasting in Nashville in 1925, with a one-hour performance by Uncle Jimmy Thompson. It's later renamed the... Read More.
The Delmore Brothers met country pioneers Fiddlin' John Carson and reverend Andrew Jenkins at an audition in Atlanta in 1931. They had... Read More.
In 1955 George Jones convinced "Louisiana Hayride" producer Horace Logan to let him open a "Hayride" road... Read More.