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.
Mar 6, 1905 Bob Wills is born in Kosse, Texas. He becomes a leading figure in western swing, launching such material... Read More.
George Jones joined The Louisiana Hayride in 1956. Dolly Parton scored her first #1 single in Billboard with Joshua
Jerry Lee Lewis took the #1 spot on the Billboard country singles chart with Great Balls Of Fire in 1958.
Two singles tied for the #1 position on the Billboard country chart in 1946: Tex Ritter's You Will Have To Pay
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.
Huddie Ledbetter died in New York City in 1949. Better known as Leadbelly, the blues pioneer made a mark in country music... Read More.
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.