The late country music pioneer, who was born on this day in 1927, sings "Darlin' Cory" and "Cash On The Barrell" in this 2010 set.
The country music community gathers tonight in Austin to honor the outlaw country star. Hear him play "(I'm a) Ramblin' Man" in this '83 set.
The Austin honky-tonk band fronted by singer Mike Harmeier and featuring Catlin Rutherford's killer Tele licks plays Codfish Hollow Barn.
The American original plays downhome ditties like "Hillbilly Hula Gal" and "My Baby Don't Dance to Nothin' But Ernest Tubb" in this '92 set.
The Austin singer-songwriter performs his "Viper of Melody," "Fair Weather Blues" and "Thunderstorms and Neon Signs" in this playlist.
The alt-country musician (aka Jonny Fritz) performs "When a Ford Man Turns to Chevy" from Down on the Bikini Line in this 2010 video.
The South Carolina singer leads his Hurricane Band on signature tunes like "Soul Searchin'," "Midnight Rodeo" and "If I Keep On Going Crazy."
Hear the respected and prolific singer-songwriter, who turns 79 today, perform several of his hits in this playlist spanning 1979 to 2013.
The Country Gentleman guitar picker, who would've turned 91 today, performs "Vincent" and "Ready for the Times to Get Better" in this set.
The all-female country band, featuring the songwriting duo of Mary Ann Kennedy and Pamela Rose, plays tunes from their self-titled debut.
Guitarist-singer Ray Benson leads the Austin-based band on "Choo Choo Ch'Boogie," "Ghost Dancer" and "Cajun Stripper" in this 1977 set.
The Country Queen headlines an all-star show in New Jersey, performing her hits "D-I-V-O-R-C-E" and "Stand By Your Man."
The country star, who turns 76 today, performs his hits "Rub It In" and "Broken Down in Tiny Pieces," and covers "Blueberry Hill" in this '83 set.
The outlaw country star, born on this day in 1937, sings "Don't You Think This Outlaw Bit's Done Got Out Of Hand" in this birthday show.
Natalie Maines leads the Texas group on their hits "There's Your Trouble," "I Can Love You Better" and tunes from Wide Open Spaces.
The outlaw country star pours his heart into "Amanda" and delivers a countrified version of Little Richard's "Lucille" in this set from Nashville.
To honor the first Triple Crown winner since 1978, listen to this playlist of variations on George Jones' metaphorical ditty, "The Race Is On."
The crossover country star who went by a single name (aka Sylvia Jane Kirby) sings her hits "Nobody," "Drifter" and "Tumbleweed" in a '83 set.
The late songwriter, who would've turned 71 today, sings "Hard Times for Lovers" and other tunes from Those Were The Days in this 1982 set.
The smooth-voiced Country Music Hall of Famer turns 76 today. Hear him sing "Good Ole Boys Like Me," "Listen to the Radio" and others.
The singer-songwriter performs his hits "All My Rowdy Friends" and "Family Tradition" and his pappy's "Honky Tonkin'" in this 1984 set.
The singer and daughter of country star Dottie West performs her hit "Jose Cuervo" and covers Hank Williams' "Your Cheatin' Heart" in 1985.
The neo-traditionalist country superstar performs "I Can't See Texas From Here" and "Let's Fall to Pieces Together" in this 1984 set.
Get out your napkins for these tear-jerkers by the likes of Willie Nelson, George Jones, Merle Haggard, Tammy Wynette and Loretta Lynn.
The country music matriarch performs classics like "Wildwood Flower," "Lulu Wall" and "Single Girl, Married Girl" in this solo set from 1963.
The crossover artist, who died on this day in 1998, performs his hits "I Love a Rainy Night," "Suspicions" and "Every Which Way But Loose."
The neo-traditionalist country star performs a Hank Williams medley and tunes from his breakthrough album Storms of Life in this '86 set.
The Red Headed Stranger, who just turned 82, performs his hits like "Whiskey River" and "On the Road Again" in this two-hour-plus set.
The greatest country singer of all-time, who died on this day in 2013, sings "Wine-Colored Roses" and "He Stopped Loving Her Today" in '87.
Brothers David and Homer Bellamy blend harmony vocals on "Old Hippie" and their hit song "Let Your Love Flow" at the Lone Star Cafe.
The prolific songwriter performs some of his hit songs for others, including "Me and Bobby McGee" and "For the Good Times" in 1982.
The former "Hee Haw" host, who turns 82 today, picks 'n grins on "Foggy Mountain Breakdown" and "William Tell Overture" in 1982.
The Coal Miner's Daughter turns 83 today. Hear her sing her hits "You Ain't Woman Enough (To Take My Man)" and "Honky Tonk Girl" in 1981.
The successful songwriter on Nashville's Music Row performs his tunes in an intimate solo setting at Daytrotter and with Buddy Miller at SXSW.
The singer-songwriter, who turns 80 today, performs "Drunk & Crazy," "Tequila Sheila" and "Dropkick Me Jesus" in this two-hour playlist.
The First Lady of Country Music died on this day in 1998. Hear her sing "Crying in the Rain" and "Stand By Your Man" in a 1986 concert.
Peter Case, Marshall Crenshaw, Rosie Flores, Dave Alvin and others perform tunes by the country music Hall of Famer in this '95 concert.
Guitarist Ryan Hedgecock and singer Maria McKee lead the alt-country band on "East of Eden," "After the Flood" and "Don't Toss Us Away."
The melodic country rock group welcomes Soul Asylum's Dan Murphy on this set of tunes from Tomorrow the Green Grass in 1995.
The country star and former Negro league baseball player, who turns 77 today, performs his hit "Kiss An Angel Good Morning" in this '85 set.
The Texas songsmith, who turned 73 this week, performs his classic "Mr. Bojangles" and covers Frankie Ford's "Sea Cruise" in this '82 set.
The country superstar performs "The Gambler," "Coward of the County," "She Believes in Me" and "Ruby, Don't Take Your Love to Town" in 1980.
The prolific songwriter performs his classics "Me And Bobby McGee," "Why Me" and "Help Me Make It Through the Night" in this '82 set.
The Western Swing group led by guitarist-singer Ray Benson recently released its Bob Wills tribute, Still the King. Hear them in 1977.
The Man in Black was born on this day in 1932. Hear him sing "Ring of Fire" and "Folsom Prison Blues" and other artists cover his hit singles.
The Mississippi-born country singer turns 71 today. Hear him perform "Rodeo Romeo" and "I Cheated Me Right Out Of You" in this 1983 set.
The Texas singer-songwriter premieres poignant story songs from Letter to Laredo and plays honky tonk numbers like "Oh, Boy!"
The country star won "Best Country Song" for his bittersweet "I'm Not Gonna Miss You" about his struggle with Alzheimer's. Hear him in 1985.