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.
Leonard Slye legally adopted his stage name in 1942. The new name? Roy Rogers Columbia released a Gene Autry's holiday hit... Read More.
In 1955 Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins were chatting backstage before a show in Bono, Arkansas. Johnny was telling a story about a former... Read More.
Aug 6, 1922 Comedian Manuel "Old Joe" Clark is born. He spends 50 years with the "Renfro Valley Barn Dance" in Kentucky, and works as... Read More.
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.
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, 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.
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.