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, 1928 Fiddler Benny Martin is born in Sparta, Tennessee. Beginning professionally as a teenager, he becomes a sideman for Bill Monroe, Flatt &... Read More.
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.
Mar 8, 1946 Singer and bass player Randy Meisner is born in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. As a member of The Eagles, he... Read More.
Congress began hearings to investigate payola in music and radio in 1960. Future Academy of Country Music awards producer Dick Clark survived... Read More.
George Jones & Melba Montgomery record We Must Have Been Out Of Our Minds at the Columbia Recording Studios in... Read More.
The day after the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, Tommy Duncan announced his intention to leave Bob Wills' Texas Playboys to... Read More.
Patsy Cline recorded Walkin' After Midnight and A Poor Man's Roses (Or A Rich Man's Gold) at the... Read More.
Eddy Arnold registers a #1 country hit in Billboard with "The Cattle Call" in 1955. A day for the history books... Read More.