The reigning Queen of Country turns 84 today. Hear her sing "Blue Kentucky Girl" and her signature song "Coal Miner's Daughter" in 1981.
Singer-songwriters Cash and Crowell were married on this day in 1979. Hear them perform tunes from her Seven Year Ache in this 1981 set.
The country icon passed away today on his 79th birthday. Hear him performing with the Strangers in this 1983 set from Memphis.
The First Lady of Country Music, who died on this day in 1998, sings her signature tunes "D-I-V-O-R-C-E" and "Stand By Your Man" in 1981.
Hank Williams Jr. sings his daddy's classics "Hey Good Looking," "Your Cheating Heart" and "You Win Again" in this 1981 set from Birmingham.
The Nashville-based singer-songwriter performs his hits "Coca Cola Cowboy," "Good Woman Blues" and "I Got the Hoss" is this 1980 set.
The singer-songwriter performs "Heart to Heart," "I Think I Love Him" and more from her semi-autobiographical The Ballad of Sally Rose.
The Oklahoma-born country star turns 61 today. Hear her sing "San Antonio Rose," "Silver Eagle" and "I'm In Love All Over Again" in 1985.
Gram Parsons leads the purveyors of "Cosmic American Music" on tunes from their celebrated 1969 debut album, The Gilded Palace of Sin.
The Tennessee country and gospel vocal quartet brings its downhom, quintessentially American sound to the French Riviera in this '85 set.
Larry Gatlin leads the countrypolitan band on "Houston (Means I'm One Day Closer To You)" and "Sweet Becky Walker" in a '84 set from Austin.
Siblings Jim, Buddy and Joe blend vocal harmonies on "Smooth Southern Highway," "Long Tall Texan" and "Southern Swing" in this 1982 set.
The country guitar picker and singer, who was born on this day in 1937, performs his '70s hits "Amos Moses" and "Patches" in this '82 set.
The country star, who turns 78 today, sings his hit "Kiss An Angel Good Morning" and covers Kris Kristofferson's "For the Good Times" in 1985.
The outlaw country star plays "My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys," "On The Road Again" and "Seven Spanish Angels" in this 1998 set.
The singer-songwriter, who turns 74 today, performs his classic "Mr. Bojangles" along with "Still Around" and others from Cowjazz in 1982.
The former member of The Outlaws fronts his own country-rock band on tunes from their debut album Grey Ghost in this '79 set from Boston.
The pioneering alt-country singer-songwriter performs "Boy From the Country," "Cosmic Cowboy" and "Geronimo's Cadillac" in this '74 set.
The 83-year-old country queen just released her autobiographical Full Circle. Hear her sing "Coal Miner's Daughter" and "Fist City" in a '81 set.
The Twin Cities alt-country band plays "Ten Little Kids," "I'd Run Away" and "Miss Williams' Guitar" and more from Tomorrow the Green Grass.
The crossover country queen died on this day in 1963. Hear a variety of artists perform her hit tunes like "Crazy" and "Walkin' After Midnight."
The Man in Black was born on this day in 1932. Hear him perform his signature songs "Folsom Prison Blues" and "Ring of Fire" in 1995.
The Bakersfield legend plays "Misery and Gin," "I'll Just Stay Here and Drink" and other laments from Dewey Groom's Longhorn Ballroom.
The outlaw country star, who died on this day in 2003, sings "Drinkin' and Drivin'," "Me and the I.R.S." and "Take This Job And Shove It."
The American original plays double-neck hybrid guitar on "My Wife Thinks You're Dead," "Sugarfoot Rag" and "Hillbilly Hula Gal" in 1992.
On this day in 1969, the two stars were wed, their marriage ending in D-I-V-O-R-C-E six years later. Hear their songs of love and loss.
The outlaw country star died on this day in 2002. Hear him play his "Amanda" and a countrified version of Little Richard's "Lucille" in 1983.
The Mississippi-born singer, who turns 72 today, performs "Hank Williams, You Wrote My Life" and "Here I Am Drunk Again" in New York.
The rocker ("All I Wanna Do," "Everyday Is a Winding Road") premieres tunes from her album Feels Like Home in this 2013 Daytrotter session.
The country star, who turns 53 today, sings "I'm Gonna Be Somebody" and "Trouble" at the all-star Olympic Flag Jam held in Atlanta.
The Kentucky singer-songwriter performs his "Lady Lay Down," "Rose Colored Glasses" and "Back Side of Thirty" with his Carolina Fever Band.
The Tulsa-born country singer (aka Carolyn Ann Blankenship) performs her hit songs "Fallen Angel," "After the Last Goodbye" and "I Pass."
The mandolin ace and comedian, who died on this day in 1989, plays "Hart-Brake Motel" "Magic Fingers" and "Good Old Country Farm."
The country icon, a member of the pioneering harmony duo the Louvin Brothers, sings "Cash on the Barrell" and "Darlin' Cory" in this 2010 set.
The Cali-country band performs rootsy tunes like "She Came With a Whiskey" and "Let's Go Get Stoned" in this 2011 set from Sonoma.
The Knoxville-born singer performs "This Ol' Cowboy's Going Home," "Honky Tonk Angels" and "Weekend Friend" in this set from Fort Worth.
The singer-songwriter with the deep baritone voice performs his outlaw anthem "Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys."
The country star, who turns 70 today, performs her classics "Jolene," "Coat of Many Colors" and "I Will Always Love You" in this '77 set.
The country duo of Royce Kendall and his daughter Jeannie perform "You'd Make an Angel Want to Cheat" and "Heaven Is Just a Sin Away."
The prolific singer-songwriter performs "Hard-Core Troubadour," "Telephone Road," "Fort Worth Blues," "Guitar Town" and others.
The recent Country Music Hall of Fame inductee turns 73 today. Hear him sing his hit "Smoky Mountain Rain" and "Cowboys and Clowns."
The mellow-voiced baritone sings his hit song "Kiss An Angel Good Morning" and covers the Ray Price classic "For the Good Times."
The Texas Country Music Hall of Famer sings "Cowboys Don't Get Lucky All the Time," "Paper Rosie" and his signature song "Farewell Party."
The gospel-country quartet blends rich vocal harmonies on "Dig a Little Deeper in the Well," "Y'all Come Back Saloon," "Bobbie Sue" and "Elvira."
The country queen performs "You're Looking at Country," "Thank God I'm a Country Girl" and her signature tune "Coal Miner's Daughter."
The Kentucky-based band performs their hit single "Amie" from '72's Bustin' Out and "Pickin' to Beat the Devil" from '75's Two Lane Highway.
The Queen of Country sings her biggest hit along with "Stayin' Home Woman," "Rocky Top" and "Womanhood" in this '81 set from Kentucky.
The country star performs "The Twelve Days of Christmas," "White Christmas" and "We Three Kings" in this '96 set from Nashville.