Grand Ole Opry icon Little Jimmy Dickens is hospitalized in Nashville with an undisclosed...Read More
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The Charlie Daniels Band’s legendary Volunteer Jam, a star-studded, multi-genre musical...Read More
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Aaron Tippin, the “Hardest Workin’ Man in Country Music” will soon be...Read More
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Trisha Yearwood says when she was a kid, it just wasn’t Christmas unless she saw one particular holiday special.
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Some country classics are entering the Grammy Hall of Fame. Hank Williams’ 1947 hit...Read More
Nashville Songwriter Hall of Famer Larry Henley, who came to fame in the 1960s with The Newbeats,...Read More
The spotlight continues to shine on the legacy of Grammy-winning recording star Crystal Gayle at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Due to popular demand, the Crystal Gayle: When I Dream exhibit has been extended until...Read More
Western Swing is all things Texas, uniquely American and loved the world-over. Nine-time Grammy...Read More
Real Country History…
1958 - Sammy Kershaw Born
1980 - NBC premiered the TV movie "Harper Valley P.T.A.," which was based on Jeannie C. Riley's hit single.
1982 - Dolly Parton, Ronnie Milsap, and the Oak Ridge Boys were the big winners at the 24th annual Grammy Awards.
1987 - Reba McEntire won her first Grammy for "Whoever's In New England." Other winners at the 29th annual Grammy Awards included the Judds and Ronnie Milsap.
1989 - Rosanne Cash's album "Greatest Hits 1979 - 1989" was released.
1991 - Country legend Webb Pierce died after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. He's buried in Nashville's Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Born August 8th, 1921 Webb Michael Pierce was famous for his string of #1 hits in the 1950's and his flamboyant Nudie suits. Webb's biggest hits: "In the Jailhouse Now", "There Stands the Glass" and "I Ain't Never"
1993 - Mary Chapin Carpenter, Vince Gill, Alison Krauss, Emmylou Harris, and the duo of Travis Tritt and Marty Stuart were the big winners at the 35th annual Grammy Awards.
1995 - George Strait was number one on the country charts with "You Can't Make A Heart Love Somebody."