The producer of Patsy Cline’s timeless hits and songs by Loretta Lynn, Kitty Wells, Brenda Lee and many other greats was born on October 21, 1915.
Opening the door for generations of female singers, ‘It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels’ was an answer song that kick-started Kitty Wells’ career.
As Patsy Cline’s most successful musical disciple and dear friend, no person was better suited to record a tribute to the country legend than Loretta Lynn.
Merle and his band the Strangers' show at Philadelphia's Civic Centre on February 14, 1970 became a gold-selling, No.1 live album.
On February 12, 1963, the Texan hitmaker recorded the signature track that became his first No.1 and attracted the attention of The Beatles.
'Searching (For Someone Like You)' went on to be one of Kitty's longest-running hits, in a career that was full of them.
Hank's posthumous country No.1 of 1953 got a soulful makeover from The Genius.
'Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy' is listed by some sources as the first country disc to sell a million.
The show is due to air tonight (1 June) on most PBS stations in the US.
A tribute to the famed Nashville institution that's as old as what we call country music itself.
Mel Tillis, who rode the country charts for more than 30 years with such No. 1s 'I Ain't Never' and 'Good Woman Blues,' died 19 November 2017 at 85.
Produced by Rob Zombie, the 31 soundtrack includes eight exclusive original score compositions as well as a few classic rock and country favorites.
Here to whet your appetite is uDiscover's sampler of 20 classic tunes that have helped to define one of America's greatest genres of music, country.