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.
George's US pop chart debut was with a song written by the ill-starred Big Bopper.
On 16 February 1979, Elvis played a live show that was, in part, a preview of the country album he would release two years later, 'Almost Blue.'
The vastly experienced guitarist, who played on classic country hits such as 'Stand By Your Man' and 'The Gambler,' tells his own story.
'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 final recording session produced his last country chart-topper in 'Take These Chains From My Heart.'
The man born on 12 September 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.
Loretta's single was already climbing the country charts when the LP of the same name was released on 14 June 1965.
Daryle Singletary, renowned 1990s honky-tonk country music singer and hitmaker, has died at the age of 46. As yet no cause of death has been revealed.
Legendary record producer and Muscle Shoals studio pioneer Rick Hall, who worked with Aretha Franklin and many more has died aged 85
Outlaw country artists are performers who have rejected the slick production values of the Nashville sound and simply gone their own sweet way.
An album of unreleased performances by country giant George Jones, recorded with Roy Acuff's backing band the Smoky Mountain Boys, is just out on Rounder.