The day the Texas Troubadour's fortunes changed forever.
Cal Smith came to the attention as Ernest Tubb's guitarist, but he went on to forge a formidable career of his own, which included a CMA Single of the Year in 'Country...
On 7 January 1967, Pride became the first African-American solo singer to perform on the radio show and live institution that was the Grand Ole Opry.
With his third Capitol LP in five months, the singer-guitarist was ending 1967 as one of the hottest new properties in country music.
Hank's final recording session produced his last country chart-topper in 'Take These Chains From My Heart.'
The much-covered song became a single for the country queen some 18 months after her death.
It was not so much 'I Just Called To Say I Love You' as the opposite, on the melodramatic 'As Soon As I Hang Up The Phone.'
Loretta's single was already climbing the country charts when the LP of the same name was released on 14 June 1965.
Produced by Rob Zombie, the 31 soundtrack includes eight exclusive original score compositions as well as a few classic rock and country favorites.
uDiscover's ongoing celebrations of the brilliance of Chuck Berry continue with a selection of 50 great covers of his incredible catalogue.
"For the past hour, we have been listening to music taken largely from Grand Opera. From now on, we will present the Grand Ole Opry."
One of the most familiar landmarks of Nashville's Lower Broadway, the Ernest Tubb Record Shop, has temporarily become the Vince Gill Record Store.
In the wake of Merle Haggard's triumphant collaboration with Willie Nelson, Django & Jimmie, let's reDiscover Merle's 1965 debut album Strangers.
‘You’re Gonna Change (Or I’m Gonna Leave)' was inspired in no small part by the singer’s fiery relationship with his wife, Audrey.
Buddy Emmons, one of the great steel guitar players with many great names in country, folk and pop, passed away July 29 at 78.