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, 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.
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.
Mar 5, 1925 Guitarist Jimmy Bryant is born in Pavo, Georgia. Based in Los Angeles, he plays on numerous sessions and... Read More.
Roy Acuff made his Grand Ole Opry debut at the Dixie Tabernacle in Nashville in 1938. Within days, sacks of mail began... Read More.
Two singles tied for the #1 position on the Billboard country chart in 1946: Tex Ritter's You Will Have To Pay
During his career as a country singer, Joe Diffie always walked on the traditional side of the street, or maybe the long lonesome highway.... Read More.
The movie Killers Three opened in 1968 with Merle Haggard playing a sheriff who gets killed by Dick Clark. The... Read More.
WSM signs on the air in Nashville in 1925. The station becomes an important magnet for country music by developing the Grand... Read More.