Young was a much-respected session man on countless hits created in Memphis and Nashville.
The legendary singer and activist will receive the honor in February for her "trailblazing work" in music.
On 3 January 1950, Sam Phillips opened Memphis Recording Service at 706 Union Avenue in Memphis, Tennessee — later to be known to the world as Sun Studio.
On 28 December 1963, signed to the small Tally label, Haggard entered the country countdown for the first time with 'Sing A Sad Song'.
Family bands have provided some of the greatest popular music of the past 100 years. As Sister Sledge once sang: “We are family. Get up everybody and sing.”
From ‘American Bandstand’ to Elvis Costello’s ‘Spectacle’, US music TV has caught the winds of change in pop and rock. We revisit some classic performances.
The family group from Staunton, Virginia were giants of the traditional country music scene by the mid-1980s.
The song was originally lead single for Depeche Mode's 1990 album 'Violator', and has also been covered by Johnny Cash and Marilyn Manson.
For those who like to buck tradition, these 20 cool Christmas songs provides an alternative selection to the standard seasonal fare.
Helmed by Rick Rubin, Johnny Cash’s American Recordings saw the country legend make a stunning return late his career, re-establishing his rebel cred.
Through sampling, hip-hop has the power to bring old music to new years, helping music to evolve while paying respects to the artists that came before.
Showing that the American roots music dubbed “Americana” had infiltrated almost every type of music, reDiscover Johnny Cash’s ‘American II: Unchained’.
During the phenomenally eventful years of 1965-67, the studio changed for musicians & producers from being a place of work to becoming a creative hub.
The Prison Concerts: Folsom And San Quentin (Jim Marshall's Photographs Of Johnny Cash) will offer a definitive view of The Man In Black's historic prison shows.
The best country duets in history have captured magic between dynamic pairings such as Patsy Cline and Jim Reeves, and Robert Plant and Alison Krauss.