Dan Miller sings “Heartaches By the Number” on Larry’s Country Diner

Dan Miller sings “Heartaches By the Number” on Larry’s Country Diner  Long before Dan Miller was hosting television shows like PBR Bull Riding, American Magazine and Due West, he was playing the showrooms of Nevada with The Dan Miller Band. While working on a dairy farm in Indiana he dreamed of movies, music and […]

Roy Clark sings “Thank God and Greyhound She’s Gone”

Roy Clark sings “Thank God and Greyhound She’s Gone”  Born in Virginia in 1933, Clark’s family moved to Washington, D.C. when he was young. Beginning first on banjo and mandolin, he began playing bars and dives in the cosmopolitan DC area. “Music was my salvation, the thing I loved most and did best. Whatever was […]

Steve Hall & Shotgun Red

Steve Hall & Shotgun Red  Steve Hall, the puppeteer and creator of Shotgun Red, has died, according to media reports. WSMV reported Saturday, that Hall’s son, Steve Hall Jr., confirmed his father’s death at age 64. Hall and Shotgun Red were a staple on the TNN talk show “Nashville Now,” which was hoards by […]

John Rich sings “The Lord and the Man”

John Rich sings “The Lord and the Man”  John Rich was born on January 7, 1974 in Dickson, TN. After high school graduation, he moved to Nashville where he worked as a singer at Opryland USA. He wanted to be a professional team roper. Not long after, he met up with the group Texasee, which […]

Jan Howard Sings “Too Many Teardrops”

Jan Howard Sings “Too Many Teardrops”  Born in West Plains, Missouri on March 13, 1929, Jan Howard was the eighth of eleven children. She had three sons of her own before she was 20 years old. In 1960, Jan scored her first solo Top Ten hit with “The One You Slip Around With”. That […]

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, […]