Mar 19, 1848 Frontier figure Wyatt Earp is born in Monmouth, Illinois. He's referenced in Ed Bruce's 1980 hit "The Last Cowboy Song" Mar 19, 1940 Songwriter... Read More.
Mar 18, 1902 Enrico Caruso becomes the first performer to make a recording, singing into a megaphone-shaped device while his rendition... Read More.
Mar 17, 1917 Lily Mae Ledford is born in Pilot, Kentucky. She becomes the leader of The Coon Creek Girls, the... Read More.
Mar 16, 1917 Woodwind player Darol Rice is born. He contributes bass clarinet to Tennessee Ernie Ford's 1955 classic "Sixteen Tons"
Mar 15, 1927 Carl Smith is born in Maynardville, Tennessee. He piles up more than 30 hits during the 1950s, including... Read More.
Mar 14, 1903 Cynthia May Carver is born in Lamb, Kentucky. Using the stage name Cousin Emmy, she becomes one of... Read More.
Mar 13, 1930 Singer/songwriter Liz Anderson is born in Roseau, Minnesota. The mother of Lynn Anderson, she writes two of Merle... Read More.
Mar 12, 1939 Lew DeWitt is born in Roanoke, Virginia. A founding member of The Statler Brothers, he writes "Flowers On... Read More.
Mar 11, 1845 Fiddler Henry Gilliland is born in Jasper County, Missouri. He joins Eck Robertson for the first country recording... Read More.
Mar 10, 1920 Kenneth "Jethro" Burns is born in Conasauga, Tennessee. His comedic duo Homer & Jethro joins the Country Music... Read More.
Mar 9, 1919 Guitarist Cleo Davis is born. He's the first musician Bill Monroe hires, in August 1938, when he assembles... 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.