George's US pop chart debut was with a song written by the ill-starred Big Bopper.
The Liberty Records single only reached No.25, but the composition was another important addition to Willie's expanding songbook.
On February 16, 1979, Elvis played a live show that was, in part, a preview of the country album he would release two years later, Almost Blue.
Johnny Cash stood at No.1 on that first weekly survey with his 'Ring of Fire' compilation.
Favorite tourist spots in the vicinity include The George Jones, BB King's Blues Club and the Wildhorse Saloon.
The track, written by Linda Hargrove and Dean Dillon, has been named country's most listened-to song released prior to the past year.
A song that Jones had admired in its version by Jerry Lee Lewis gave the Welsh star his second UK chart-topper in December 1966.
'Bed Of Rose's,' one of the songs that really helped to establish the Statler Brothers as country staples, was new on the charts in November 1970.
Hank's new hit of October 1949 was inspired in no small part by the singer’s fiery relationship with his wife, Audrey.
Hank's final recording session produced his last country chart-topper.
The man born on September 12, 1931 in Saratoga, Texas is still seen by many as the greatest singer in country history.
'Hey Good Lookin'' inspired more than one hundred cover versions, including one that soon bagged the pop chart honours.
Roy Orbison, Rick Nelson, Jerry Lee Lewis and many more covered Hank's 'You Win Again.'
The song outdid the A-side, 'Why Should We Try Anymore,' on the country charts.
After her debut hit 'Walkin' After Midnight,' the future country queen was in for something of a rude awakening.