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July 6

Jul 6, 1940 Jeannie Seely is born in Titusville, Pennsylvania. A year after moving to Nashville, she gains a Top 10 recording with "Don't Touch... Read More.

June 6

Jun 6, 1939 Gary "U.S." Bonds is born in Jacksonville, Florida. The rock singer earns five hits in the 1960s, and another with 1982's "This... Read More.

May 6

May 6, 1931 Fiddler Charlie Cline is born in Baisden, West Virginia. A member of numerous bluegrass bands, he plays with Bill Monroe in the... Read More.

April 6

Apr 6, 1883: Vernon Dalhart is born in Jefferson, Texas. After working in a variety of styles, his 1924 recording of "The Wreck Of... Read More.

March 6

Mar 6, 1905 Bob Wills is born in Kosse, Texas. He becomes a leading figure in western swing, launching such material... Read More.

February 6

George Jones joined The Louisiana Hayride in 1956. Dolly Parton scored her first #1 single in Billboard with Joshua

January 6

Jerry Lee Lewis took the #1 spot on the Billboard country singles chart with Great Balls Of Fire in 1958.

January 5

Two singles tied for the #1 position on the Billboard country chart in 1946: Tex Ritter's You Will Have To Pay

December 7

Marty Robbins recorded a remake of Elvis Presley's That's All Right during an evening session at Nashville's Castle Studio in... Read More.

December 6

Huddie Ledbetter died in New York City in 1949. Better known as Leadbelly, the blues pioneer made a mark in country music... Read More.

November 6

Uncle Dave Macon, Sid Harkreader and Dr. Humphrey Bate performed at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium in a benefit concert that aired on WSM... Read More.

October 6

Leonard Slye legally adopted his stage name in 1942. The new  name? Roy Rogers Columbia released a Gene Autry's holiday hit... Read More.