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September 5

WSM signs on the air in Nashville in 1925. The station becomes an important magnet for country music by developing the Grand... Read More.

September 30

Thomas Edison forms the Edison Phonograph Company to market his new machine that records on wax cylinders. The first models retail for $85, $100... Read More.

September 29

Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys recorded "Steel Guitar Rag" and "Trouble In Mind" among 18 songs during... Read More.

September 28

In 1955 George Jones convinced "Louisiana Hayride" producer Horace Logan to let him open a "Hayride" road... Read More.

September 27

The #97 mail train crashes on the Southern Railway outside Danville, VA in 1903. It inspired Vernon Dalhart's early... Read More.

September 26

Less than a year after Hank Williams' death, Johnny Horton marries Williams' widow, Billie Jean Williams in 1953.

September 25

Ray Price records "San Antonio Rose," in 1961 - the first tribute album to honor Bob Wills. The band... Read More.

September 24

In 1952 Hank Williams signs a three-year contract to return to "The Louisiana Hayride" for $200-a-week for Saturday night performances. The... Read More.

September 23

In 1927, Victor releases the first two singles recorded during the historic Bristol sessions in August. One features a gospel group, the... Read More.

September 22

In 1979, The Eagles' Joe Walsh announced his plans to run in the 1980 Presidential election as a... Read More.

September 21

Waylon Jennings records "Just To Satisfy You" and "Women Do Know How To Carry On" at Nashville's Moman Studios... Read More.

September 20

In 1955 Tennessee Ernie Ford headed to the Capitol Recording Studio on Melrose Avenue in Hollywood to... Read More.