Jun 4, 1929 All-night disc jockey Bill Mack, of Dallas' WBAP, is born in Shamrock, Texas. He writes George Strait's "Drinking Champagne" and LeAnn Rimes'... Read More.
May 4, 1902 Al Dexter is born in Troup, Texas. Mixing honky-tonk country and western swing in his recordings, his million-selling "Pistol Packin' Mama" becomes... Read More.
Apr 4, 1919: Songwriter Cy Coben is born in Jersey City, New Jersey. He racks up more than a dozen country hits when his... Read More.
Mar 4, 1932 Betty Jack Davis is born in Corbin, Kentucky. Along with Skeeter Davis, to whom she is not related,... Read More.
Fiddler Clarence "Tater" Tate was born in Gate City, VA 1931. He performed with Bill Monroe, Patty Loveless and Wilma Lee Cooper,... Read More.
Hank Williams' funeral drew more than 20,000 people in Montgomery, AL in 1953. A country choir led by Webb Pierce, Red Foley,... Read More.
December 4th is one of the most important dates in all of music history. That’s because in 1956 Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins,... Read More.
Dwight Eisenhower defeated Adlai Stevenson for president in 1952. Singer/songwriter Stuart Hamblen, running on the Prohibition ticket, finished fourth. So why are... Read More.
Since the telephone company has not yet installed his new receiver, Bob Wills is unable to call a doctor and delivers his... Read More.