The woman born Virginia Hensley, in Winchester, Virginia on 8 September 1932, came to be loved around the world.
Kenny's UK No. 1 arrived as he was in the early stages of redirecting his career into the country arena.
'Bright Lights & Country Music' announced the singer's fully-fledged “conversion” to the Nashville sound.
'Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young' was a 1955 No. 1 in Faron's incredible chart catalogue.
The under-publicised story of the trailblazing artist-executive from Seattle is well worth telling in some detail.
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.'
On 4 February 1967, just over six months short of his 50th birthday, John Lee's name appeared on the UK album chart for the first time, with 'House Of The Blues.'
The career-shaping studio releases 'Phaedra' and 'Rubycon' were followed by the band's first live album, 'Ricochet.'
The story of 'Ready Steady Who,' the chart-topping release in the band's 1960s history that some of their latter-day fans might not know about.
On 19 January 1991, nearly 28 years after her untimely passing. the country queen finally made her UK album chart debut.
The record that confirmed the love affair between the UK and the Four Tops, 'Reach Out I'll Be There,' made No. 1 for them in the UK in October 1966.
How to sum up the achievements of one of the true originals of country music in 20 songs? That's our goal in this new Patsy Cline playlist.
Patsy Cline’s career was cruelly cut so short by her death in 1963, that most of us can only fantasise about what it would have been like to see her live.
Loretta Lynn has landed her 13th ACM (Academy of Country Music) Award, as one of the “off-camera” recipients ahead of the 2015 ceremony on April 19.