In 1952, Hank Williams earned a No. 1 hit with his track, “Jambalaya (On the Bayou)” for a remarkable fourteen non-consecutive weeks. Williams recorded the track in Castle Studio in Nashville, with a top-drawer band including Chet Atkins on lead ...

Without a doubt, Hank Williams’ “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry” has one of the most lovesick lyrics in all of country music.  “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry” was released as a mere B-side to the up-tempo “My Bucket’s ...

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 ...

Early Life of Claude King Singer, songwriter and actor, Claude King became best known by his biggest hit “Wolverton Mountain.” King was born in Keithville located in Southern Caddo Parish North Louisiana. At an early age, King has expressed interest ...

A Career to Remember Clarence Albert Poindexter, also known as Al Dexter, was born in Jacksonville, Texas. In 1930, he owned a bar and was the first few artists that pioneered the honky-tonk style of country music. ARC Records gave ...

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 ...

On January 8, 1935, the world’s King of Rock and Roll,  Elvis Presley was born in East Tupelo, Mississippi. More than being a music icon, he was among the most influential people in history. In 1948, the Presleys relocated to ...

Randall Hank Williams was born in Shreveport, Louisiana on May 26, 1949. He was the only son of the back then country music icon Hank Williams. Williams affectionately call him Bocephus, but growing up, he became known in the music ...

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 ...

The century-old debate of whether “real country music is dying” is not new in the music industry. Even back then, the echoes of “old traditional country music isdying” had always been heard. Especially when Waylon Jennings, a country legend, voiced ...