Country Music History
Country Music History Facts
Despite its renown as the beating heart of the country music business, many in Nashville were initially skeptical of the idea of opening their city to freewheeling entertainment types. City booster...
"You don't know ol' Hank. Hank don't just have one beer." "I always said I look like a woman but think like a man." "I don't have skin hang-ups. I'm no color. I'm just Charley Pride, the man." "I...
Estimated U.S. record sales in 1927: 104 million units. Estimated U.S. album sales in 1997: 652 million units. Estimated U.S. albums sold in 2007: 500.5 million units (CD, record, and cassette). E...
Middle of the Road Artist and repertory
Carpetbagger Now often used to denigrate any opportunistic outsider seeking power or success, the term "carpetbagger" dates back to the Civil War. During the Reconstruction era, resentful Southerne...
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