Jason Murphy

This day in Country Music History

December 8th 1982, Marty Robbins, the American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist died of a heart attack. One of the most popular and successful country and Western singers of his era, Robbins released over 50...

This day in Country Music History

December 5th 1978, The Charlie Daniels Band recorded “The Devil Went Down To Georgia” at Nashville’s Woodland Sound Studios. The track was later released on their 1979 album Million Mile Reflections and the song...

This day in Country Music History

December 4th 2010, Merle Haggard accepted the prestigious award for lifetime achievement and “outstanding contribution to American culture” from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. (ThisDayInCountryMusic.Com)

This day in Country Music History

December 1st 1964 Buck Owens recorded “I’ve Got A Tiger By The Tail” and “Cryin’ Time” during recording sessions at the Capitol Recording Studios in Hollywood, California. Owens later said he got the idea...