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Glenn Frey MP (1948 - 2016)

Glenn Lewis Frey (November 6, 1948 – January 18, 2016) was an American singer, songwriter, producer and actor, best known as a founding member of rock band the Eagles . Wikipedia , imdb , al...

1/18/2016 1/19/2016

Glen Travis Campbell (born April 22, 1936) is an American country music singer, guitarist, songwriter, television host, and occasional actor. He is best known for a series of hits in the 1960s and 1970...

10/6/2015 11/7/2015

Mary Chapin Carpenter (born February 21, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter and musician. Carpenter spent several years singing in Washington, D.C., clubs before signing in the late 1980s with C...

4/20/2015 4/20/2015

Dierks Bentley (born November 20, 1975) is an American country music singer and songwriter who has been signed to Capitol Records Nashville since 2003. That year, he released his self-titled debut al...

4/17/2015 4/17/2015

Little Jimmy Dickens (1920 - 2015)

"Little Jimmy Dickens"

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia James Cecil Dickens (December 19, 1920 – January 2, 2015), better known as Little Jimmy Dickens, was an American country music singer famous for his humorous n...

1/4/2015 1/4/2015

George Hamilton IV (1937 - 2014)

George Hege Hamilton IV (July 19, 1937 – September 17, 2014) was an American country musician. He began performing in the late 1950s as a teen idol, later switching to country music in the ear...

12/14/2014 12/14/2014

Eddie Dean (1909 - 1999)

"Eddie Dean"

) Eddie Dean (July 7, 1909 – March 4, 1999)[1] was an American western singer and actor whom Roy Rogers and Gene Autry termed the best cowboy singer of all time. Dean was best known for "I Dre...

12/11/2014 12/11/2014

Bob Nolan (1908 - 1980)

Bob Nolan (April 13, 1908 – June 16, 1980) was a Canadian-born American singer, songwriter, and actor. He was a founding member of the Sons of the Pioneers, and composer of numerous Country mu...

11/17/2014 12/11/2014

Elton Britt (1913 - 1972)

"Elton Britt"

Elton Britt (June 27, 1913 – June 22, 1972), was an American country music guitarist and singer-songwriter. Elton Britt was born James Elton Baker, in Marshall, Arkansas, a small town in S...

12/11/2014 12/11/2014

Cindy Walker (1918 - 2006)

Cindy Walker (July 20, 1918 – March 23, 2006) was a prolific American songwriter, as well as a country music singer and dancer. As a songwriter Walker was responsible for a large number of pop...

12/11/2014 12/11/2014
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Monte Hale (1919 - 2009)

"Monte Hale"

Monte Hale (June 8, 1919 – March 29, 2009) was an American B-Western film star and country musician. Often reported to have been born in San Angelo, Texas, he was actually born as Buren Ely ...

9/2/2014 12/9/2014

Wilf Carter (1904 - 1996)

) Wilfred Arthur Charles Carter (December 18, 1904 – December 5, 1996), professionally known as Wilf Carter in his native Canada and also as Montana Slim in the USA, was a Canadian country mus...

12/9/2014 12/9/2014

Carl T. Sprague (1895 - 1979)

Carl T. "Doc" Sprague (May 10, 1895 – February 21, 1979) was an American country musician. He was often dubbed "The Original Singing Cowboy". Sprague was one of the first country musicians on ...

12/9/2014 12/9/2014

Billy Beaman (1926 - 2011)

Legendary fiddler Billy Beeman, born in Memphis, Texas on Dec. 19, 1926, passed away in California on the afternoon of April 5, 2011. For over seven decades Billy Beeman impressed his friends and fan...

12/8/2014 12/8/2014

Wesley Tuttle (1917 - 2003)

Wesley Tuttle (born December 30, 1917 in Lamar, Colorado; died September 29, 2003) was an American country music singer. He was raised in California and took up music at age four, relearning to play th...

3/29/2009 11/30/2014
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Ruby Wright (1939 - 2009)

"Ruby Wells"

) Ruby Wright (October 27, 1939 – September 27, 2009) was an American country music singer-songwriter. Wright was the daughter of country singers Kitty Wells and Johnnie Wright. She sang with ...

11/26/2014 11/26/2014

Johnnie Wright (1914 - 2011)

Johnnie Robert Wright, Jr. (May 13, 1914 – September 27, 2011), known by his stage name Johnnie Wright, was an American country music singer-songwriter, who spent much of his career working wi...

11/26/2014 11/26/2014

Kitty Wells (1919 - 2012)

"Kitty Wells"

Ellen Muriel Deason (August 30, 1919 – July 16, 2012), known professionally as Kitty Wells, was an American country music singer. Her 1952 hit recording, "It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Ang...

11/26/2014 11/26/2014

Tex Williams (1917 - 1985)

"Tex Williams"

Sollie Paul Williams (August 23, 1917 – October 11, 1985), known professionally as Tex Williams, was an American Western swing musician from Ramsey, Illinois. He is best known for his talking ...

11/24/2014 11/24/2014

Slim Whitman (1923 - 2013)

"Slim Whitman"

Ottis Dewey Whitman, Jr. (January 20, 1923 – June 19, 2013), known professionally as Slim Whitman, was an American country music and western music singer, songwriter and instrumentalist known ...

11/23/2014 11/23/2014

Jimmy Wakely (1914 - 1982)

James Clarence "Jimmy" Wakely (February 16, 1914 - September 23, 1982), was an American actor and country Western music vocalist, and one of the last singing cowboys. During the 1930s, 1940s and 1950...

11/22/2014 11/22/2014

Webb Pierce (1921 - 1991)

Webb Michael Pierce (August 8, 1921 – February 24, 1991) was one of the most popular American honky tonk vocalists of the 1950s, charting more number one hits than any other country artist dur...

11/10/2014 11/10/2014

Frank Luther (Crow) (1901 - 1980)

"Frank Luther"

Frank Luther (August 4, 1899 - November 16, 1980) was an American country music singer, dance band vocalist, playwright, songwriter and pianist.

10/31/2014 10/31/2014

Uncle Dave Macon MP (1870 - 1952)

"The Dixie Dewdrop"

Uncle Dave Macon (October 7, 1870–March 22, 1952), born David Harrison Macon—also known as "The Dixie Dewdrop"—was an American banjo player, singer, songwriter, and comedian. Kno...

4/16/2009 10/4/2014

Miranda Leigh Lambert (born November 10, 1983) is an American country music artist who gained fame as a finalist on the 2003 season of Nashville Star, where she finished in third place and later signed...

4/4/2012 8/16/2014

Blake Tollison Shelton MP

Tishomingo, Johnston County, Oklahoma, United States

Tishomingo, Johnston County, Oklahoma, United States

Blake Tollison Shelton (born June 18, 1976) is an American country music artist. In 2001, he made his debut with the single "Austin". Released as the lead-off single from his self-titled debut album, "...

4/4/2012 8/15/2014

Brother of Paul Williams III, writer of the mega-hit, Drift Away made famous by Dolby Gray, Michael Bolton and in 2003 Uncle Cracker. Lives in New Mexico and still writes songs for many of todays top a...

8/11/2014 8/11/2014

Roba Stanley (1908 - 1986)

Roba Stanley was a country music singer who has been said to be the first woman to record country music. Others have pointed out that Samantha Bumgarner and Eva Davis recorded a session (including ...

8/2/2014 8/2/2014

Find a Grave Birth: Apr. 28, 1929 Puxico Stoddard County Missouri, USA Death: Mar. 14, 1996 Puxico Stoddard County Missouri, USA Many connoisseurs regard Dale Potter as the finest fiddler in th...

4/24/2014 4/24/2014

Bob Ferguson (1927 - 2001)

) Robert Bruce "Bob" Ferguson, Sr. (December 30, 1927 – July 22, 2001) was an American songwriter, record producer who was instrumental in establishing Nashville, Tennessee as a center of coun...

8/16/2013 8/16/2013

Ferlin Husky MP (1925 - 2011)

Find a Grave Birth: Dec. 3, 1925 Cantwell St. Francois County Missouri, USA Death: Mar. 17, 2011 Westmoreland Sumner County Tennessee, USA Country Musician, Actor. Born Ferlin Eugene Husky, he ...

10/8/2011 6/11/2013

Spade Cooley MP (1910 - 1969)

"The King of Western Swing"

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Donnell Clyde Cooley (December 17, 1910 – November 23, 1969), better known as Spade Cooley, was an American Western swing musician, big band leader, actor...

7/15/2009 5/25/2013

George Glenn Jones MP (1931 - 2013)

Country music singer/songwriter. His first Top Five Hit: “Why Baby Why” Other titles: “White Lightning,” “Tender Years,” “She Thinks I Still Care,...

1/9/2011 4/27/2013

Lynn Anderson MP (1947 - 2015)

"Lynn Anderson", "The Great Lady of Country Music"

Lynn Rene Anderson is an American country music singer and equestrian known for a string of hits throughout the 1970s and 1980s, most notably her Grammy Award-winning, worldwide mega-hit, "(I Never Pro...

6/9/2012 1/27/2013

Patti Page MP (1927 - 2013)

"Patti Page", "Clara Ann Fowler"

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1/3/2013 1/3/2013

Merle Watson MP (1949 - 1985)

Eddy Merle Watson (February 8, 1949 - October 10, 1985) was an American guitarist and folk singer. He was best known for the performances he did with his father, Doc Watson. They played and recorded ...

12/18/2012 12/18/2012

"Doc" Watson MP (1923 - 2012)

""Doc""

Arthel Lane "Doc" Watson (March 3, 1923 – May 29, 2012) was an American guitarist, songwriter and singer of bluegrass, folk, country, blues and gospel music. Watson won seven Grammy awards as ...

7/30/2009 12/18/2012

Bob DiPiero (born in Youngstown, Ohio) is an American country music songwriter. He has written 15. U.S. Number 1 hits and countless top 20 hits for the likes of Tim McGraw, The Oak Ridge Boys, Reba M...

12/17/2012 12/17/2012

Pamela Yvonne "Pam" Tillis (born July 24, 1957 in Plant City, Florida) is an American country music singer-songwriter and actress. She is the daughter of country music singer Mel Tillis, and ex-wife ...

12/17/2012 12/17/2012

Lonnie Melvin "Mel" Tillis (born August 8, 1932) is an American country music singer. Although he recorded songs since the late 1950s, his biggest success occurred in the 1970s, with a long list of T...

12/17/2012 12/17/2012

George Harvey Strait (born May 18, 1952) is an American country music singer, actor, and music producer. Strait is referred to as the "King of Country," and critics call Strait a living legend. He is...

12/16/2012 12/16/2012

Marie Osmond MP

Utah, United States

Utah, United States

Olive Marie Osmond (born October 13, 1959) is an American singer, actress, doll designer, and a member of the show business family The Osmonds. Although she was never part of her family's singing gro...

6/14/2007 12/2/2012

Gram Parsons (1946 - 1973)

"Gram Parsons"

Gram Parsons (November 5, 1946 – September 19, 1973) was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist and pianist. Parsons is best known for his work within the country genre; he also mixed blues...

9/12/2012 9/12/2012

Vincent Grant "Vince" Gill (born April 12, 1957) is an American country singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He has achieved commercial success and fame both as frontman to the country rock b...

9/4/2012 9/4/2012

Hoyt Axton (1938 - 1999)

Hoyt Wayne Axton (March 25, 1938 – October 26, 1999) was an American country music singer-songwriter, and a film and television actor. He became prominent in the early 1960s, establishing hims...

4/24/2012 4/24/2012

Mae Boren Axton (1914 - 1997)

Mae Boren Axton (September 14, 1914 in Bardwell, Texas – April 9, 1997 in Hendersonville, Tennessee) was known in the music industry as the 'Queen Mother of Nashville'. She co-wrote the Elvis ...

4/24/2012 4/24/2012

Trisha Yearwood MP

"Trisha Yearwood"

Owasso, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States

Owasso, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States

Patricia Lynn Yearwood, professionally known as Trisha Yearwood (born September 19, 1964), is an American country music artist. She is best known for her ballads about vulnerable young women from a f...

4/3/2012 4/3/2012

Garth Brooks MP

"Garth Brooks"

Owasso, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States

Owasso, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States

Troyal Garth Brooks (born February 7, 1962), best known as Garth Brooks, is an American country music artist who helped make country music a worldwide phenomenon. His eponymous first album was releas...

4/3/2012 4/3/2012

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Loretta Lynn (born Loretta Webb; April 14, 1932) is an American country music singer-songwriter, author and philanthropist. Born in Butcher Hollow, Kentucky to a ...

11/9/2009 3/28/2012

Grandpa Jones (1913 - 1998)

"Grandpa Jones"

Louis Marshall Jones (October 20, 1913–February 19, 1998), known professionally as Grandpa Jones, was an American banjo player and "old time" country and gospel music singer. He is a member of...

11/1/2011 11/1/2011

Brenda Lee MP

"Brenda Lee"

Brenda Mae Tarpley (born December 11, 1944), known as Brenda Lee, is an American performer who sang rockabilly, pop and country music, and had 37 US chart hits during the 1960s, a number surpassed on...

10/19/2011 10/19/2011

Ike Everly (1908 - 1975)

Ike Everly was a musician. Ike, with Merle Travis, Mose Rager, and Kennedy Jones, was honored by the construction of The Four Legends Fountain in Drakesboro, Kentucky. Ike Everly had a show on KMA an...

10/18/2011 10/18/2011

Bill Carlisle (1908 - 2003)

William Toliver Carlisle (December 19, 1908–March 17, 2003) was an American country music singer, songwriter, comedian and guitarist popular in the late 1940s and 1950s but who influenced the ...

10/17/2011 10/17/2011

Jimmie Davis, Governor (1899 - 2000)

Jimmie Davis won his first gubernatorial election in 1944 with the support of reform Governor Jones. Davis at first thought he should avoid mixing his two careers of country music and politics. After a...

12/7/2010 10/17/2011

Charlie Monroe (1903 - 1975)

Charlie Monroe (July 4, 1903 [1] - Sept. 27, 1975) was an American country and bluegrass music guitarist. Biography Monroe was born on his family's farm in Rosine, Kentucky; he was the older brot...

10/16/2011 10/16/2011

William Smith Monroe (September 13, 1911 – September 9, 1996) was an American musician who created the style of music known as bluegrass, which takes its name from his band, the "Blue Grass Bo...

10/16/2011 10/16/2011

Pen Vandiver (1869 - 1932)

"Uncle Pen"

James Pendleton Vandiver (1869–1932) was a Kentucky fiddler, born there shortly after the American Civil War. He was uncle to bluegrass musician Bill Monroe, who immortalized him in a song, "U...

10/16/2011 10/16/2011

Patsy Montana (1908 - 1996)

"Patsy Montana"

Ruby Rose Blevins (October 30, 1908 – May 3, 1996), known professionally as Patsy Montana, was an American country music singer-songwriter and the first female country performer to have a mill...

10/15/2011 10/15/2011

Johnny Bond (1915 - 1978)

"Johnny Bond"

Cyrus Whitfield Bond (June 1, 1915 – June 12, 1978), known professionally as Johnny Bond, was a popular American country music entertainer of the 1940s through the 1960s. Biography Bond wa...

10/15/2011 10/15/2011

Floyd Tillman (1914 - 2003)

Floyd Tillman (December 8, 1914 – August 22, 2003) was an American country musician who, in the 1930s and 1940s, helped create the Western swing and honky tonk genres. Tillman was inducted int...

10/15/2011 10/15/2011

Keith Whitley (1954 - 1989)

Jackie Keith Whitley (July 1, 1954 — May 9, 1989), known professionally as Keith Whitley, was an American country music singer. Whitley's brief career in mainstream country music lasted from 1...

10/14/2011 10/14/2011

George Thomas Morgan (1924 - 1975)

) George Thomas Morgan (June 28, 1924–July 7, 1975) was a mid-20th century American country music singer. He is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and a former member of the Grand Ole ...

10/14/2011 10/14/2011

Don Gibson (1928 - 2003)

Donald Eugene "Don" Gibson (April 3, 1928 – November 17, 2003) was an American songwriter and country musician. A Country Music Hall of Fame inductee, Gibson penned such country standards as "...

10/14/2011 10/14/2011

Owen Bradley (1915 - 1998)

Owen Bradley (October 21, 1915 – January 7, 1998) was an American record producer who, along with Chet Atkins and Bob Ferguson, was one of the chief architects of the 1950s and 1960s Nashville...

10/14/2011 10/14/2011

Merle Robert Travis (1917 - 1983)

Merle Robert Travis (November 29, 1917 – October 20, 1983) was an American country and western singer, songwriter, and musician born in Rosewood, Kentucky. His lyrics often discussed the life ...

10/14/2011 10/14/2011

Hank Snow (1914 - 1999)

Clarence Eugene "Hank" Snow (May 9, 1914 – December 20, 1999) was a Canadian-born American country music artist. He charted more than 70 singles on the Billboard country charts from 1950 until...

10/13/2011 10/13/2011

Marty Robbins MP (1925 - 1982)

"Marty Robbins"

Martin David Robinson (September 26, 1925–December 8, 1982), known professionally as Marty Robbins, was an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. One of the most popular and s...

10/13/2011 10/13/2011

Harland Perry Howard (1927 - 2002)

Harlan Perry Howard (September 8, 1927–March 3, 2002) was a prolific American songwriter, principally in country music. In a career spanning six decades, Howard wrote a large number of popular...

10/13/2011 10/13/2011

Henry D. "Homer" Haynes (1920 - 1971)

"Homer"

Note: Homer is on the right in the photo Henry Doyle Haynes (July 27, 1920–August 7, 1971) was an American entertainer who gained fame on radio and television as Homer of the country music c...

10/13/2011 10/13/2011

Kenneth C. "Jethro" Burns (1920 - 1989)

"Jethro"

Kenneth C. Burns (March 10, 1920 – February 4, 1989) was an American country musician, comedian, and mandolin player. He was better known by his stage name Jethro from his years with Henry D. ...

10/13/2011 10/13/2011

Chet Atkins (1924 - 2001)

Chester Burton Atkins (June 20, 1924 – June 30, 2001), better known as Chet Atkins, was an American guitarist and record producer who, along with Owen Bradley, created the smoother country mus...

10/13/2011 10/13/2011

Patsy Cline MP (1932 - 1963)

"Patsy Cline"

Patsy Cline (September 8, 1932 – March 5, 1963), born Virginia Patterson Hensley in Gore, Virginia, was an American country music singer who enjoyed pop music crossover success during the era ...

9/8/2011 10/12/2011

Dottie West (1932 - 1991)

Dottie West (October 11, 1932 – September 4, 1991) was an American country music singer and songwriter. Along with her friends and co-recording artists Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn, she is con...

10/12/2011 10/12/2011

Lefty Frizzell (1928 - 1975)

Lefty Frizzell (March 31, 1928–July 19, 1975), born William Orville Frizzell, was an American country music singer and songwriter of the 1950s, and a proponent of honky tonk music. His relaxed...

10/12/2011 10/12/2011

Roger Dean Miller (1936 - 1992)

Leah Kendrick Miller Birth: Dec. 10, 1941 San Antonio Bexar County Texas, USA Death: Mar. 25, 2013 San Antonio Bexar County Texas, USA San Antonio's Leah Kendrick Miller spent a whirlwind 12 year...

10/12/2011 10/12/2011

Faron Young (1932 - 1996)

Faron Young (February 25, 1932 – December 10, 1996) was an American country music singer and songwriter from the early 1950s into the mid-1980s and one of its most colorful stars. Hits includi...

10/12/2011 10/12/2011

Bob Wills MP (1905 - 1975)

James Robert Wills (March 6, 1905 – May 13, 1975), better known as Bob Wills, was an American Western Swing musician, songwriter, and bandleader, considered by music authorities as the co-foun...

10/11/2011 10/11/2011

Ernest Tubb (1914 - 1984)

Ernest Dale Tubb (February 9, 1914 – September 6, 1984), nicknamed the Texas Troubadour, was an American singer and songwriter and one of the pioneers of country music. His biggest career hit ...

10/10/2011 10/10/2011

Find a Grave Richard Edward Arnold (May 15, 1918 – May 8, 2008), known professionally as Eddy Arnold, was an American country music singer who performed for six decades. He was a so-called N...

10/9/2011 10/9/2011

Johnny Horton (1925 - 1960)

John Gale Horton (April 30, 1925–November 5, 1960), known professionally as Johnny Horton, was an American country music and rockabilly singer most famous for his semi-folk, so-called "saga so...

10/9/2011 10/9/2011

Floyd Cramer (1933 - 1997)

Floyd Cramer (October 27, 1933 – December 31, 1997) was an American Hall of Fame pianist who was one of the architects of the "Nashville Sound." He popularized the "slip note" piano style wher...

10/9/2011 10/9/2011

Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935) is an American rock and roll and country music singer-songwriter and pianist. An early pioneer of rock and roll music, Lewis's career faltered after he marri...

10/8/2011 10/8/2011

Conway Twitty MP (1933 - 1993)

"Conway Twitty"

Conway Twitty (September 1, 1933 – June 5, 1993), born Harold Lloyd Jenkins, was an American country music artist. He also had success in early rock and roll, R&B, and pop music. He held the r...

10/8/2011 10/8/2011

Waylon Arnold Jennings (1937 - 2002)

Waylon Arnold Jennings (June 15, 1937 – February 13, 2002) was an American country music singer, songwriter, and musician. He started out as a bassist for Buddy Holly following the break-up of...

9/19/2011 10/8/2011

Jimmy Ray Dean MP (1928 - 2010)

Jimmy Ray Dean (August 10, 1928 – June 13, 2010) was an American country music singer, television host, actor and businessman. Although he may be best known today as the creator of the Jimmy D...

10/8/2011 10/8/2011

Ernest "Pop" Stoneman (1893 - 1968)

"Pop"

Ernest Van "Pop" Stoneman (May 25, 1893 – June 14, 1968) ranked among the prominent recording artists of country music's first commercial decade. Biography Born in a log cabin in Monarat (...

2/6/2008 10/8/2011

"Kenny" Jones (1952 - 1969)

"Kenny"

Kenneth Jones (1952–1969), was the son of Helen Myrl Carter (of country music's Carter Family) and of Glenn Jones. He is best remembered for a song he wrote called "Sing A Traveling Song" whic...

9/22/2011 9/22/2011

Helen Carter MP (1927 - 1998)

Helen Myrl Carter (September 19, 1927 – June 2, 1998) was an American country music singer. The eldest daughter of Maybelle Carter, she performed with her mother and her younger sisters, June ...

2/14/2009 9/22/2011

Anita Carter (1933 - 1999)

Ina Anita Carter (March 31, 1933 – July 29, 1999), the youngest daughter of Ezra and Mother Maybelle Carter, was a versatile American singer who experimented with several different types of mu...

2/14/2009 9/22/2011

Goldie Hill (1933 - 2005)

Goldie Hill (January 11, 1933–February 24, 2005), born Argolda Voncile Hill, was an American country music singer. She was one of the first women in country music, becoming one of the first wo...

9/22/2011 9/22/2011

Rosie Nix Adams (1958 - 2003)

"Rosie"

Rozanna Lea "Rosey" Nix (July 13, 1958 - October 24, 2003) was an American singer-songwriter. She was born July 13, 1958, the daughter of June Carter Cash and her second husband Edwin "Rip" Nix, and ...

2/14/2009 9/22/2011

June (Carter) Cash MP (1929 - 2003)

Valerie June Carter Cash (born Valerie June Carter on June 23, 1929 – May 15, 2003) was an American singer, dancer, songwriter, actress, comedienne and author who was a member of the Carter Fa...

12/25/2007 9/22/2011

Alvis Edgar "Buck" Owens Jr. MP (1929 - 2006)

"Buck"

Ancestry of Buck Owens: (5/20/2010) FindAGrave.com Profile:

4/9/2009 9/20/2011

Taylor Swift MP

"T", "Tay", "Tayter Tot"

Taylor Swift's website: Wikipedia Biography: Taylor Alison Swift (born December 13, 1989) is an American country pop[1] singer-songwriter and actress. In 2006, she released her debut single "Tim ...

10/27/2009 6/16/2011

Gene Autry MP (1907 - 1998)

Known as "The Singing Cowboy," Autry's career spanned more than three decades on the radio, in movies and on television. Although his signature song was "Back in the Saddle Again," Autry is best known ...

6/25/2010 6/16/2011

Red Foley MP (1910 - 1968)

"Red Foley", "Red"

Clyde Julian Foley, nicknamed Red for his hair color, was one of the biggest stars in country during the post-war era, a silky-voiced singer who sold some 25 million records between 1944 and 1965 and w...

3/11/2009 6/16/2011

Tex Ritter MP (1905 - 1974)

Woodward Maurice Ritter (January 12, 1905–January 2, 1974), better known as Tex Ritter, was an American country music singer and movie actor popular from the mid-1930s into the 1960s, and the ...

9/7/2009 6/16/2011

Roy Claxton Acuff (1903 - 1992)

See more pictures in the Media section. Known as the King of Country Music, Roy Acuff entertained Americans for more than 60 years. He is often credited with moving the genre from its early string ba...

4/8/2009 6/16/2011