It’s amazing how country gospel songs can affect anyone who hears them – country fan or not. They work wonders in touching those feelings of hope that we need to be reminded of in moments of failure and change – ...

Hee Haw has been a weekly event in American households for nearly thirty years. The country-themed television show – which was a part variety show, part sketch comedy show, and part musical performance show – first aired on the CBS ...

Background of Tennessee Waltz The song was a product of the partnership that Pee Wee King and Redd Stewart had throughout their career. It was during the mid-’40s when the collaboration of King and Stewart began with the song, “Bonaparte’s ...

Loretta Lynn: The Coal Miner’s Daughter “The Coal Miner’s Daughter” was among the most unforgettable songs by Loretta Lyn. Later in 1980, the top-charting song became a title to an American biographical musical film. Loretta Lynn’s Path to Fame During ...

Jimmy Dickens as Country Music’s Little Giant Little Jimmy Dickens had his signature boots and a crown that increased his small stature of 4’10” to 5’5”. Aside from his small stature, Dickens was known for his comic songs and his ...

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 ...

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 ...

The King of Country Music Roy Claxton Acuff, or simply known as Roy Acuff, was one of the most prominent figures of country music. In his lifetime, he was a singer, a fiddler, a promoter, and a freemason. Most of ...

Benny Martin ((1928-2001) – A music prodigy gifted to Sparta, Tennessee. He’s one of the first and best in Bluegrass’ music world with his 8-string fiddling invention. Below is a sampler of his phenomenal performances. Me & My Fiddle II ...

The Second of Five No. 1 Hits With a variety of influences, Razzy Bailey grew up melding different styles of strong country music as the base of his music. Razzy’s soul sensible was underscored even in the name of his ...

Apocalyptic songs were rarely recorded because of their dreadful messages. Yet, here’s a song compilation by several country artists warmly welcoming a theme as cold as the world’s end. By the way, that’s not a patronizing statement. I think the ...

Probably, this might be one of the best duets in country music. The storytelling, mixed in recitation and singing, is what the song is all about. Both country music legends Bill Anderson and Roy Acuff sang together in great harmony, ...

www.youtube.com Sin is a common thing here on earth. Sometimes we unconsciously commit a sin with the things we do every day. It is not easy to live a life with no sin. There is a lot of temptations around ...

For a few moments, we want to call your attention today. We will ponder from this thought: “Holding to God’s Unchanging Hand”. Together with this reflection is its hymn from Roy Acuff. Allow us to take our time today, walk ...

Roy Acuff may have been a perfect example of a decent, old-fashioned person. Majority of his country music career spoke more on fun family and entertainment. However, did you know that the beginning of his famous, Hall of Fame-caliber run ...

Trains are among the popular subjects of music especially the traditional ones. This enormous transportation is often featured in classic love songs and gospel tunes alike. Boxcar Willie performed a perfect train whistle in his “Train Medley” songs. John Loudermilk wrote “Blue Train” for those who ...

Even by the principles of sad country songs, “Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain” is one dingy tune. The singer kisses his love goodbye, knowing he’ll never see her again. As he sings it, he’s now an old man who ...

Undoubtedly, “Jambalaya (On the Bayou)” is one of the most repetitively recorded songs, the most with numerous versions and covers. As a matter of fact, the song even reached the different music genres. Of course, it was reimagined by the ...

“I Wonder If God Likes Country Music” is a track that Bobbie Jean Carroll Orville Couch penned. The country music artists who covered the song were Bill Anderson with Roy Acuff. Released in 1983, it was Roy Acuff’s last single. ...

Born Roy Claxton Acuff on September 15, 1903, in Maynardville, Tennessee, his colorful career in country music ran from 1936-1992. He was also referred to as the ‘King of Country Music.’ Having been revered with such a prestigious title in ...

The King of Country Music Roy Acuff’s recording career after the 1944 debut of what was then the hillbilly record tracking system was insignificant that few except hardcore fans can name even of these releases. He only scored a dozen ...

“The Great Speckled Bird” is an instant crowd pleaser at the Opry though its recording only achieved moderate success. Today, let’s find out a little about its original interpreter and well interpret the song as well. His Beginnings In early ...