“Peace in the Valley” became a hit for Red Foley in 1951. Backed by the Sunshine Boys quartet, Foley’s version reached No. 7 on the Country & Western Best Seller chart. It also became the first gospel music record ever ...

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 ...

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 ...

A fan of Hank Williams’, he crafted “Long Black Train” based on Williams’ song “The Devil’s Train.” That was the time he didn’t have any record contract and he would not have even thought that it would give him his ...

From a 1960 appearance on “Jubilee USA” (aka the “Ozark Jubilee”), here is a Christmas song duet by Ferlin Husky and Patsy Cline, two enduring favorites of every true Country music enthusiast. So, “Let it Snow” outside, but let our ...

Flashback to the early 1940s, Ryman Auditorium, which was also affectionately dubbed the “Mother Church of Country Music,” opened its doors to the public. Since then, Ryman became the go-to place of all fans seeking to satiate their thirst for ...