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.
The daughter of Johnny Cash won "Best Americana Album" for The River & The Thread. Hear her sing tunes from Seven Year Ache in 1983.
Country superstar Garth Brooks turns 53 today. Hear him duet with future wife Trisha Yearwood on their hit song "In Another's Eyes" in '98.
The outlaw country star performs "Lukenbach,Texas," "Good Hearted Woman" and "Theme From the Dukes of Hazard' in this 1984 concert.
The mandolin ace, who died on this day in 1989, picks and grins on "C Jam Blues" and "Orange Blossom Special" in this 1974 Wildflower set.
The legendary singer performs his hits "The Race Is On," "White Lightning" and his poignant "Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes" in 1985.
The country pioneer (of Louvin Brothers fame) died on this day in 2011. Hear him perform "Cash on the Barrel" in this 2010 session.
The country superstar turns 69 today. Hear her perform "Jolene," "I Will Always Love You" and other originals in her 1977 New York debut.