Jul 7, 1927 Charlie Louvin, of The Louvin Brothers, is born in Section, Alabama. Along with brother Ira, they mix gospel and country, landing on... Read More.
Jun 7, 1934 Wynn Stewart is born in Morrisville, Missouri. A West Coast singer who helps define the Bakersfield Sound, he writes Merle Haggard's "Sing... Read More.
May 7, 1931 Songwriter Jerry Chesnut is born in Loyall, Kentucky. Among his credits: Travis Tritt's "T-R-O-U-B-L-E," Del Reeves' "Looking At The World Through A... Read More.
Apr 7, 1932: Cal Smith is born in Gans, Oklahoma. He plays rhythm guitar and opens for Ernest Tubb for six years, then develops... Read More.
Mar 7, 1944 Singer/songwriter Townes Van Zandt is born in Fort Worth, Texas. A vivid songwriter and wild personality, he authors... Read More.
Marty Robbins debuted on the Grand Ole Opry in 1953, performing Ain't You Ashamed and Good Night Cincinnati, Good Mornin'... Read More.
A pair of legends made their Grand Ole Opry debut on January 7th, 1950. It was not only Hank Snow’s first time... Read More.
Jerry Lee Lewis took the #1 spot on the Billboard country singles chart with Great Balls Of Fire in 1958.
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.
This week it's all about location, location, location. We ranked country songs that help put these cities on the map! 6. Cincinnati, OH by Connie... Read More.
She started her career as a teenager and is still going strong in her 60s. This week, we asked YOU to help us narrow... Read More.
Red Foley records Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy in 1949 at the Castle Studio in the Tulane Hotel. The song is... Read More.