Another country icon has fallen. W.S. “Fluke” Holland is the first-ever person to play a full drum set in the great stage of the Grand Ole Opry, and the ultimate backer there is for all big country names. He’s not ...

The glacial delay in choosing Gene Watson as a member of the Grand Ole Opry has definitely been one of the most significant cultural oversights of our time. This Friday (Feb. 7), however, it will be remedied when the caramel-voiced ...

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 ...

Red Foley – Nashville’s 1st Country Star Clyde Julian Foley, also referred to as Red Foley was a well-known musician, radio and television personality whose influence caused the rise and spread of Country Music following the end of World war ...

Ray Price’s Legacy Ray Price’s career has been overwhelmingly complimented and criticized at the same time. Six years ago today, Ray passed away in his home in Texas. He was known as the one who saved the hard country when ...

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 ...