Hank Williams (/hæŋk wɪljəmz /; September 17, 1923 – January 1, 1953), born Hiram King Williams, was an American singer-songwriter and musician. Regarded as one of the most significant country music artists, Williams recorded 35 singles (five released posthumously) that would place in the Top 10 of the Billboard Country & Western Best Sellers chart, including 11 that ranked number one. A2
The Judds-One of the most successful acts in country music history, The Judds won five Grammy Awards for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal, and eight Country Music Association awards. The duo also charted twenty-five singles on the country music charts between 1983 and 2000, fourteen of which went to Number One and six more of which made Top Ten on the same chart.
▶ Luke Bryan - Play It Again <---~This made me tell my kids the stories about waiting alllll day for that ONE song to come on the radio when I was young....Then I'd try to hit record really fast on the tape player so I could record THAT song....Love music ~~ said these words many times: "OMG that's my song!!"
1946 Born on this day in Texas City, Texas, was Johnny Lee country music singer whose 1980 single, "Lookin' for Love" spent three weeks at the top of the Billboard country singles chart in 1980 He racked up a series of country hits in the early and mid-80s.
Today, Porter Wagoner would be 86 years old today 8-12-13. He was born in 1927. Known as Mr. Grand Ole Opry, Wagoner charted 81 singles from 1954–1983 and was elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame. Porter Wagoner introduce his 'new girl singer,' Dolly Parton to the world on the Grand Ole Opry.
Charley Frank Pride (born March 18, 1938) is an American country music singer, musician/guitarist, recording artist, performer, and business owner. His greatest musical success came in the early- to mid-1970s when he became the best-selling performer for RCA Records since Elvis Presley. In total, he has garnered 39 No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts.
Anne Murray was born in 1945 in Springhill, Nova Scotia. She is a multiple award-winning Canadian singer in pop, country and adult contemporary music whose albums have sold over 54 million copies. Murray was the first Canadian female solo singer to reach #1 on the U.S. charts, and also the first to earn a Gold record for one of her signature songs, "Snowbird" (1970). She has 4 Grammy awards, 24 Juno awards and 3 American Music awards and more.