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February 28

Roger Miller, Buck Owens, Merle Haggard and Bonnie Owens were all double-winners at the inaugural Academy of Country & Western Music awards,... Read More.

February 27

Marty Robbins' Don't Worry, featuring a signature fuzz guitar solo, hit #1 on the Billboard country chart in 1961.

February 26

Fearing that the locals will be insulted by having his band named The Crazy Tennesseans, Roy Acuff made his first Grand Ole... Read More.

February 25

Lyricist Johnny Burke died in New York in 1964. Known for such standards as Pennies From Heaven and Swing On... Read More.

February 24

The Daily Ardmoreite in Ardmore, OK, became the first publication to print the phrase "honky tonk" in a story in 1894. They... Read More.

February 23

Jimmie Rodgers recorded Blue Yodel No. 5 (Ain't No Blackhearted Woman), I'm Sorry We Met and High Powered... Read More.

February 22

Elvis Presley opened for Little Jimmy Dickens at City Auditorium in Waycross, GA in 1956. In the front row: future Byrd Gram... Read More.

February 21

Little Jimmy Dickens made his first appearance on the Grand Ole Opry in 1948, performing John Henry and I Dreamed... Read More.

February 20

Tennessee Ernie Ford became the first country artist to receive a gold album from the Recording Industry Association of America, for his... Read More.

February 18

Hank Williams Jr. signed with MGM Records for $500,000 in 1970. At the time, he was the highest earner in the label's... Read More.

February 17

Uncle Jimmy Thompson died of pneumonia in his home outside of Nashville in 1931. The fiddle player was the first musician to... Read More.