The Nashville star helped changed the fortunes of an impoverished songwriter.
The song that would give Faron Young his first No. 1, 'Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young,' debuted on Billboard's country charts on 2 April 1955.
We remember peerless steel guitarist Ben Keith, born 6 March 1937, who played on Patsy Cline's 'I Fall To Pieces' and with Neil Young, Ringo Starr and more.
Buddy Emmons, one of the great steel guitar players with many great names in country, folk and pop, passed away July 29 at 78.