Fiddler Clarence "Tater" Tate was born in Gate City, VA 1931. He performed with Bill Monroe, Patty Loveless and Wilma Lee Cooper,... Read More.
Slim Whitman held his first recording session, for RCA, at Atlanta's Fox Theatre in 1949. His backing band included Homer & Jethro.
The Missouri Mountaineers, led by guitarist Jack Shook, made their Grand Ole Opry debut in 1935. The band was a regular on... Read More.
RCA unveiled the first 45 rpm record player in 1950 Loretta Lynn signed her first recording contract with Zero Records in... Read More.