Johnny Cash stood at No.1 on that first weekly survey with his 'Ring of Fire' compilation.
The breathtaking depth of the country star's catalogue means that distilling his finest work into a single playlist is a tall order.
Julie Fudge, daughter of country queen Patsy Cline, talks to uDiscover Music about the Nashville museum in her mother's memory.
‘Live In Cook County Jail’ is a truly classic B.B. King album that deserves to stand shoulder to shoulder with his ‘Live At The Regal’.
If 'Threads' is Crow's final full-length work, as she has suggested, then it's a remarkable closing statement.
The family group from Staunton, Virginia were giants of the traditional country music scene by the mid-1980s.
A trademark Hank Williams song was created on August 30, 1949, when Hank recorded ‘I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry’ in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Gospel music has always had a major influence on R&B, with many of the biggest soul singers having started their vocal careers in gospel church choirs.
Hound dogs, salty dogs, rain dogs, the mighty canine appears in countless songs and this list celebrates all the dogs who’ve been saluted in song.
The album features guest appearances by Randy Travis, Kris Kristofferson, Maddie & Tae and others.
One of the world’s pre-eminent songwriters, Jimmy Webb can be said to have spearheaded an Americana equivalent of The Great American Songbook.
‘Memphis Mayhem’ offers an in-depth look at the city that spawned such acts as Otis Redding, Elvis Presley, and Johnny Cash.
'Hey Good Lookin'' inspired more than one hundred cover versions, including one that soon bagged the pop chart honours.
The histories of the most iconic recording studios – Sun, Motown, Abbey Road – have made them almost as famous as the musicians who have recorded there.
The fifth album in his celebrated series of recordings with Rick Rubin was also his first posthumous chart-topper.
Roy Orbison, Rick Nelson, Jerry Lee Lewis and many more covered Hank's 'You Win Again.'