Country Music History

Country Music History December 11
Hank Williams and Hank Williams Jr. both had their first recording session on this day in country music history.
It was a little different, as Hank Williams had his back in 1946 and Hank Williams Jr. had his back in 1963 in Nashville, when he was only 14 years old...
Country Music History December 10
We are turning the clock back to 1951.
Johnny Rodriguez is born in Sabinal, Texas today in 1951, and he becomes country's first mainstream star of Hispanic descent, emerging out of Tom T. Hall's band in 1972. He records numerous songs in Spanglish, with a line of hits that stretches from 19…
Country Music History December 9
Just some good ol' boys.
That is what always sticks with me when I hear the name Waylon Jennings, and he earned a gold single for the RIAA today in 1980 for the song "Theme form The Dukes of Hazzard (Good Ol' Boys). The song hit number one on Billboards Hot Country Singles in 1980.…

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