Kitty and husband Johnnie Wright sing, “Just a Little Talk With Jesus”

Kitty and husband Johnnie Wright sing, “Just a Little Talk With Jesus”  Kitty Wells, the “Queen of Country Music”, was born Ellen Muriel Deason, in Nashville, Tennessee on August 30, 1919. She created the role for all other female country singers. “It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels” recorded in 1952, was her […]

Johnny Counterfit Sings “Bakersfield” on Larry’s Country Diner

Johnny Counterfit Sings “Bakersfield” on Larry’s Country Diner  Johnny Counterfit was born in Omaha, Nebraska. As a young boy, Johnny would sit in front of the television and absorb every variety, comedy, and music show of the late 1960’s and into the 1970’s, while imitating as many voices as he heard. Johnny began listening […]

Bobby Bare Sings “The Streets of Baltimore”

Bobby Bare Sings “The Streets of Baltimore”  Bobby Bare scored nearly five dozen top 40 hits from 1962 to 1983. In a laconic vocal style that embraces both wry country wit and poignant folk storytelling, his literate, cross-cultural appeal has earned him the nickname “the Springsteen of country.” On April 7, 1935, Bobby (Robert […]

Ed Bruce Sings “Mamas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys”

Ed Bruce Sings “Mamas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys”  Ed was born on December 29, 1939 in Keiser, Arkansas. Early on, the family moved to Memphis and he claims Tennessee as his home. Ed started writing songs in his early teens and, in the late 1950’s, he first recorded, as […]

T. Graham Brown sings “Memphis Women and Fried Chicken”

T. Graham Brown sings “Memphis Women and Fried Chicken”  T. GRAHAM BROWN BEGAN HIS MUSICAL JOURNEY IN 1973 WHILE ATTENDING THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA IN HIS HOMETOWN OF ATHENS. AFTER MOVING TO NASHVILLE IN 1982, HE SIGNED WITH EMI PUBLISHING AND BEGAN TO SING SONGWRITER’S DEMOS. WITHIN TWO YEARS OF ARRIVING IN MUSIC CITY, […]

Barbara Fairchild sings “Where The Moss Grows Over The Stone”

Barbara Fairchild sings “Where The Moss Grows Over The Stone”  Barbara Fairchild’s vibrant personality, her love for humor and storytelling along with her extraordinary talent for singing country and gospel music make her one of the finest entertainers you will see. She has a sincere warmth that flows out of her to everyone she […]

Freddie Hart sings “Easy Lovin’ “

Freddie Hart sings “Easy Lovin’ “  Freddie Hart, known to millions of Country Music fans the world over as “Mr. Easy Lovin’” passed away Saturday October 27th in Burbank California. Freddie served in the Marines during World War 2 and then began his professional career in music when Lefty Frizzell hired him to go […]

Ferlin Husky as Simon Crum

Ferlin Husky As Simon Crum  Ferlin Eugene Husky was born in Cantwell, Missouri, on December 3, 1925. He was named Ferland after one of his father’s friends, but his birth certificate nevertheless read “Ferlin,” and the spelling stuck.   After Pearl Harbor, Husky enlisted in the Marines. After the war Husky sang in St. Louis honky-tonks, […]

Crystal Gayle sings “Please Help Me I’m Falling” On Larry’s Country Diner

Crystal Gayle sings “Please Help Me I’m Falling” On Larry’s Country Diner  Crystal Gayle (Brenda Gail Webb) was born on January 9, 1951. She is best known for her 1977 country-pop crossover song, “Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue”, she had twenty #1 country songs during the 1970s and 1980s with six albums […]

Leona Williams sings “Yes Ma’am” on Country’s Family Reunion

Leona Williams sings “Yes Ma’am” on Country’s Family Reunion  Leona Williams landed her first radio show at the age of 15, simply called in Jefferson City, Missouri. She moved to Nashville in the late 1960s and was soon recording for Hickory Records with such hits as “Once More” and “Yes Ma’am, He Found Me […]