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December 5

The movie Killers Three opened in 1968 with Merle Haggard playing a sheriff who gets killed by Dick Clark. The... Read More.

November 5

Jerry Reed recorded his million-selling Amos Moses on this date in 1969. That same... Read More.

October 5

WSM signs on the air in Nashville in 1925. The station becomes an important magnet for country music by developing the Grand... Read More.

September 5

In 1955, Tennessee Ernie Ford sang “Sixteen Tons” on his daytime variety show. Fan mail poured in, so he decided to record the song... Read More.

August 5

Aug 5, 1927 Bristol Sessions (Final Day of Recording) Aug 5, 1934 Vern Gosdin is born in Woodland, Alabama. Nicknamed "The Voice," his quivering, emotional delivery makes... Read More.

July 5

Jul 5, 1912 Songwriter Mack David is born in New York City. In addition to plenty of film music, he writes such country hits as... Read More.

June 5

Jun 5, 1895 Actor William Boyd is born in Hendrysburg, Ohio. He's known for his recurring role as western hero Hopalong Cassidy, referenced in Roy... Read More.

May 5

May 5, 1891 Carnegie Hall opens in New York, with Peter Tchaikovsky leading the New York Symphony Society. Over the years, Carnegie Hall hosts country... Read More.

April 5

Apr 5, 1931: Songwriter/producer "Cowboy" Jack Clement is born in Whitehaven, Tennessee. He writes hits for Bobby Bare and Jim Reeves; produces hits by... Read More.