The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees of 2020 are ready and several country artists will join dozens more to honor this year’s inductees. Happening on November 7, 2020, country stars Luke Bryan, Brad Paisley, and Gwen Stefani will ...

Hank Williams was a legend by all accounts. An incredible singer, a phenomenal storyteller, and a legendary songwriter. During his career between 1947 to 1952, he released thirty-one singles and even more were released posthumously, this includes “Kaw-Liga.” Recorded as ...

Hank Williams in the ’50s Both the honky-tonk singer, Hank Williams and his alter ego, Luke the Drifter were regarded as superstars in those days. He’d been racking up a string of hits since the mid-’40s with more following. In ...

Kiss An Angel Good Mornin was Charley Pride’s eight No. 1 song in  1972 and has since become his signature tune. Charley Pride, however,  had his career in full swing in 1971 as he was able to produce seven number ...

Who is Kris Kristofferson? Kris Kristofferson had a slow start in his career. His big break came when in 1971, Janis Joplin’s version of his song “Me and Bobby McGee” reached the top of the charts. Before this breakthrough, country ...

Charley Pride was made known by his sleek, Southern-accented baritone voice. He was the most accomplished African-American during the 1960s. Over the span of 23 years, from 1966 to 1989, he was able to produce unforgettable songs that spent multiple ...

This family of talented singers was introduced to the country scene when their performance of “Three Bells” topped the country charts. They were called The Browns and even though they did not have many songs as a group, they are ...

Chet Atkins (image from cdn.cltampa.com)  Chet Atkins, known as “Mr. Guitar” and “The Country Gentleman,” was the man who invented the “Nashville sound” that rescued country music from a commercial slump. Like Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Hank Williams, ...

The story of this song begins on April 18, 1970. RCA Records placed an ad in Billboard Magazine in which Chet Atkins, vice president of the label’s country division, basically put his job on the line. Atkins called Jerry Reed ...

Do you remember the 1996 sci-fi parody movie Mars Attack? To many, it’s just another silly alien movie. (Not to Sci-Fi junkies like me though.) Anyway, for the benefit of those who haven’t seen it yet, Martians sought to invade ...

Four Walls was written in 1951 and it waited for six years before its first recording took place. The song credited its lyrics to Marvin J. Moore while George H. Campbell Jr. provided its musical accompaniment. Based on its wordings, ...

“June you did real good in the acting department but you did even better in the singing department,” says Don Gibson to June Carter before the former and the later on the wife of Johnny Cash turned to the audience ...