Though dubbed as the “First Lady of Rockabilly” or “Queen of Rockabilly,” Wanda Lavonne Jackson’s influence and contribution to Country music’s history could not be understated. Born and raised in the little town of Maud, Oklahoma, nineteen-year-old Wanda quickly blazed ...

Everyone remembers Kitty Wells’ famous song “It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels.” She became known in the music industry because of it. However, Wells wouldn’t have been known if the songwriter of the song, J.D. “Jay” Miller, wasn’t ...

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 ...

Hank Thompson | Photo Credits: tshaonline.com Hank Thompson was one of the most distinguished musicians in the 1940s until his death in 2007. His musical style roots back as honky tonk Western swing. He was an accomplished fiddler and guitarist ...

Hank Thompson Photo Credit: https://commons.wikimedia.org Hank Thompson is known for his song “The Wild Side of Life.” The song became popular in 1952 where Thompson earned his very first No. 1 song. This song sparks an answer song by Kitty ...

Hank Snow | Photo credit: amazon.com While other artists’ music centered on a heart-shattering theme, Hank Snow’s songs were quite relief-focused. True enough, the Country Music Hall of Fame inductee has also recorded songs that expressed the anguish of tortured ...