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June 8

Jun 8, 1936 The Carter Family conducts its first Decca recording session in New York City. The date's material includes a song destined to become... Read More.

May 8

May 8, 1928 Fiddler Benny Martin is born in Sparta, Tennessee. Beginning professionally as a teenager, he becomes a sideman for Bill Monroe, Flatt &... Read More.

April 8

Apr 8, 1923: Guitarist, banjo player and mandolinist Paul Buskirk is born in West Virginia. Having played with Chet Atkins, Gene Austin and Tex... Read More.

March 8

Mar 8, 1946 Singer and bass player Randy Meisner is born in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. As a member of The Eagles, he... Read More.

February 8

Congress began hearings to investigate payola in music and radio in 1960. Future Academy of Country Music awards producer Dick Clark survived... Read More.

January 8

George Jones & Melba Montgomery record We Must Have Been Out Of Our Minds at the Columbia Recording Studios in... Read More.

December 8

The day after the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, Tommy Duncan announced his intention to leave Bob Wills' Texas Playboys to... Read More.

November 8

Patsy Cline recorded Walkin' After Midnight and A Poor Man's Roses (Or A Rich Man's Gold) at the... Read More.

October 8

Eddy Arnold registers a #1 country hit in Billboard with "The Cattle Call" in 1955. A day for the history books... Read More.

September 8

September 8, 1994: Terri Clark, Chris Waters and Tom Shapiro write "Better Things to Do," in Nashville. The song would eventually release in July... Read More.