Today marks the 41st death anniversary of our “Mother” Maybelle Carter. It’s been 41 years since Mother Maybelle passed away and her great influence is still felt in country music. You will always be in our hearts, Mother Maybelle! Today, ...

Real country music is not considered country music without the Singing Cowboy, Gene Autry. Today, we remember him on his 21st death anniversary, and what better way to keep his memory is to listen to some of the songs he ...

Skeeter Davis went through a lot in her life before achieving great success in her musical career. Without these hardships, however, she wouldn’t have been the amazing country/ pop singer she has been known for. Since today marks the day ...

Johnny Cash is a known music legend because of his major influence on the country music world. The country legend made countless songs that inspired his fans. Some of his masterful hits are “Ring of Fire,” “Ragged Old Flag,” “Folsom ...

Today marks the 35th year of loss of the legendary country artist Ernest Tubb. He was one of the celebrities who pioneered the honky-tonk style in country music especially with his biggest hit “Walking the Floor Over You.” To remember ...

On this day, we commemorate Dottie West‘s 28th death anniversary. Before the tragic death of this country star, she left an everlasting impact on the country music world. She paved the way for all the female country artists and made ...

Glen Campbell, also known as the Rhinestone Cowboy, has produced some of country music’s greatest songs. A few of his notable hit songs are “Southern Nights,” “Gentle on my mind,” and “Galveston.” The singer passed away in 2017 due to ...

Even though it has been three years since the passing of the iconic Lynn Anderson. Her music and influence still lingers on to our generation, and maybe into the future generations too. Anderson rose to fame in the ‘60s with ...

Charlie Rich became an iconic country artist with his hits “Behind Closed Doors” and “A Very Special Love Song.”  “The Most Beautiful Girl” was one of Rich’s Billboard hit that earned him two Grammy Awards. The singer had a rocky ...

Today marks the 7th year death anniversary of our first female superstar in Country music, Kitty Wells.  Thus, as we celebrate her death anniversary, let us look back on her works and achievements. One of the works that made her ...

Hank Cochran has been one of the biggest influencers in the world of country music. Without him, the likes of Patsy Cline, Ray Price, and many more wouldn’t have any top-performing songs. Who is Cochran, and what was his important ...

Artists leave a long-lasting legacy when they die. Usually, it is their works of art that will be remembered by the people who used to follow their life and career. These works of art made them into the legends that ...

Doc Watson: A Legendary Music Artist Doc Watson (image from www.flickr.com) Doc Watson’s songs were inspired by bluegrass, folk, country, blues, and gospel. During his music career, he got Seven Grammy Awards and received the Recording Academy’s Lifetime Award. His ...

Guy Clark: Our Folk Singer Superstar Guy Clark is a known American legendary folk singer and songwriter. In 1972, Clark was married to Susanna Clark. On his first marriage, Clark had a son named Travis Clark. His home in Nashville ...

Today marks Johnny Cash‘s better half’s sixteenth death anniversary. June Carter Cash is more than Johnny’s wife. She had a wonderful voice that also made her known in the world of country music. In addition, June was a well-known songwriter. ...

Eddy Arnold was one of the toughest and hardworking country musicians of all time. Even though he was old, he still managed to record songs and albums. He reached 76 and was still performing. He was only officially retired when he ...

Let us remember today as we take a look back at George Jones‘ journey as a country music legend and his impact on the music world. Taken from George Jones’ official Facebook Page George Jones’ Last Moment With Nancy Jones ...

Do you remember Dan Seals who was known as one half of the soft rock duo England Dan & John Ford Coley? He passed away on March 25, 2009, due to cancer, making it another sad day in the music ...

Country music has lost one of its talented female artists when Joey Feek, one half of the duo Joey + Rory, died on March 4, 2016. Today marks the third death anniversary of the singer and certainly, her fans missed ...

Death Today, we remember the death of one of country music’s greatest country outlaw artists. It’s been sixteen years since we lost Johnny Paycheck from respiratory failure. In 2003, Paycheck took his last breath at the Nashville Vanderbilt University Medical ...

Last January 25, the sad news about Waylon Jennings’ eldest son Terry Jennings’ death broke the hearts of many country music fans and supporters. Almost a month after, we are commemorating the 17th death anniversary of Terry’s father, Waylon. These ...

The world lost the great Hank Williams too soon, but his music has forever lived. Just days after his tragic and untimely passing on New Year’s Day, the legendary singer received what would become one of the most powerful funeral ...

Hank Snow had come a long way from his traumatic childhood life to becoming one of the celebrated country music stars of the 1950’s. Life has been tough for him but he persevered and never gave up until he succeeded. ...

The Golden Years of Hank Thompson Henry William Thompson, or Hank Thompson, was born in Waco, Texas. And, it was apparent in the early ages of his life that he was interested in music. He got into playing the harmonica ...

Fans of the late honky-tonk man Johnny Horton may be well familiar with his songs during his golden days and even long after he passed away. But perhaps none, if not too few, of them knew that the singer had ...

Today, we remember Liz Anderson on her seventh death anniversary. Let us get to know her song, the music she wrote which were recorded by known country artists, and her inspiration to her daughter Lynn Anderson. Young Liz Anderson Elizabeth ...

Today, we remember Roger Miller’s twenty-sixth death anniversary and in line with it, let’s also listen to his best songs. But first, let’s take a look at how he started his career. The Beginning of Roger Miller Roger Dean Miller ...

On October 02, 1998, just two days after his 91st birthday, Gene Autry passed away at his home in Southern California. Born on September 29, 1907, Autry grew up on a ranch in Tioga, Texas. He started working as a ...

Johnny Cash with his Guitar Photo Credit: https://theriffrepeater.com Johnny Cash is one of the best singers we ever knew. He not only invaded the country charts, but he also widened his genre of music to rock and roll, gospel, folk, ...

Photo Credit: www.thetimes.co.uk It has been just a year since “The Gentle Giant” of Country music has passed. Nevertheless, his memories will continuously live within us especially his fans and supporters. With this, let’s all give respect and salute as ...

Photo Credit: www.allmusic.com Ernest Tubb the “Texas Troubadour” is commemorating his 34th death anniversary today. With this, let’s all give him salute and respect through prayers. He’ll surely be smiling as he plays his guitar from up above. To remember ...

A hitmaker, Grammy Award winner, and Grand Ole Opry member who rose to fame in the 1960s was Dottie West. Her journey to stardom was cut short when she got involved in a deadly car accident causing her death on ...

Floyd Tillman Photo Credit: www.youtube.com It has been fifteen years since the passing of Floyd Tillman, one of country music’s greatest influencer. It was said that he is a big influence on country singers like Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Hank Thompson, ...

A tribute to Elvis Presley |Photo Credits: blog.uta.edu Exactly 41 years ago today, news headlines shocked the world when the untimely death of Elvis Presley came running around the corner. It was surreal and almost seemed unbelievable but it was ...

www.youtube.com Today we remember Lynn Anderson as it has been four years since her death. Anderson was known for her rendition of the song “Rose Garden.” But who is Lynn Anderson before and what did she contribute to country music? ...

Kitty Wells | Photo credit: nationalpost.com Exactly six years ago today, The Queen of Country Music Kitty Wells saddened the entire country music industry with her passing. But, she certainly didn’t leave her fans and supporters unhappy at all as her rich ...

Jimmy Dean | Photo credit: gettyimages.com On the night of June 13, 2010, country music singer Jimmy Dean was found dead at his home in Henrico, Virginia. And today marks his eighth death anniversary and birthday in heaven. Four months ...

Photo credit: Left – Alton and Rabon Delmore (en.delmore-brothers.com) | R – Alton and wife Thelma Delmore (encyclopediaofalabama.org) On June 8, 1964, country music lost another valuable artist. On this day, Alton Delmore joined the Creator and his younger brother, Rabon in ...

Doc Watson (image from www.flickr.com) For almost 50 years, Doc Watson, who has died aged 89, was the most illustrious name in traditional American folk music. He was a superb, original guitarist and a singer of warmth and simplicity. He ...

A native of West Texas who was active on the Grand Ole Opry, Billy Walker emerged from the talent-rich Dallas scene of the late ’40s and early ’50s. After a brief stint on Capitol, he was signed to Columbia in 1951.  That ...

www.youtube.com It has been 43 years since Bob Wills passed away, however, his contribution to the world of country music is still widely adopted and remembered by many. Without Bob Wills, there wouldn’t be a Texas Playboy and there wouldn’t be ...

Lester Flatt (photo from biography.com) We should be proud of being able to accomplish what we set out to do. We wanted to be in a field to ourselves, we had a sound all our own.” – Lester Flatt Lester ...

Today marks the 29th death anniversary of one of the greatest country music artists. Gone too soon, Keith Whitley’s passing was one of the saddest in country music history. He was just 34 years old. We commemorate his short but ...

http://texas-swing.com/ John Paul Gimble or better known as Johnny Gimble by many is an award-winning fiddler. He passed away 3 years ago on May 9, 2015, it was a huge loss since he was a very talented musician. However, his ...

Perhaps one of the most influential artists that have innovated the country sound especially in the 1950s is the great Eddy Arnold. He personified and linked classic country music to the contemporary, modern world. Considered to be one of country ...

Considered as “the king of country music,” George Jones is also known as “the greatest voice in country music.” George Jones performs live on stage at the Country Music Festival at the Wembley Arena in London in April 1981. David ...