The master of the country fiddle played with Bob Wills' Texas Playboys and many others.
From original rebels such as Hank Williams, to genre-defying country heroes the likes of Willie Nelson, these are the icons who paved the way for Americana.
The Nashville star helped changed the fortunes of an impoverished songwriter.
The details were announced on Nelson's 86th birthday as he prepares for the 21 June release of his new album 'Ride Me Back Home.'
The legendary Muscle Shoals studio defined the sound of Southern soul before becoming one of the go-to studios for the biggest names in music.
The endless romantic allure of The Great American Songbook has attracted wonderful country covers by the likes of Patsy Cline and Willie Nelson.
Funkateers, country stars and punks contributed to the best concept albums in music, proving that prog rockers didn’t entirely own the concept of concepts.
In the wake of Hank’s passing, he had four straight country No.1 records including, ‘Your Cheatin’ Heart’, that topped he Billboard chart on 11 April 1953.
The album delivered the largest opening performance of any country album thus far in 2019.
It's the latest chapter of a live music tradition dating back to 1973.
'Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young' was a 1955 No. 1 in Faron's incredible chart catalogue.
Demand for 'How To Be A Country Star' was so high after the Statlers played it at the CMAs, they added it to what would be their next album, 'The Originals.'
The under-publicised story of the trailblazing artist-executive from Seattle is well worth telling in some detail.
From the first flushes of romance, to heartbreak, loss and lust, the love song puts emotions to words – and music – remaining a core part of our lives.
Produced by Strait and Chuck Ainlay, the 13-song set features Strait's duet with Willie Nelson, 'Sing One With Willie.'