Rare footage of Jimmie Rodgers doing his famous "blue yodel" on "T for Texas." Rodgers was one of country's first and most enduring stars.
Alt-country progenitors Uncle Tupelo performing their version of the Carter Family standard "No Depression" in 1992.
Live from 1959: Johnny Cash performing "I Walk the Line," one of his signature hits recorded for the Sun label.
Bill Monroe plays his bluegrass classic "Blue Moon of Kentucky" on Austin City Limits, 1980.
Elvis Presley brings the rock to Bill Monroe's "Blue Moon of Kentucky," recorded in 1954 and set to slides for the web.
Bakersfield guitar icon Buck Owens opening with the instrumental "Buckaroo," followed by "Act Naturally" and "Memphis, Tennessee."
Charley Pride performing a medley of Hank Williams's standards with Johnny Cash on "The Johnny Cash Show."
Loretta Lynn bantering on stage and performing her classic "You Ain't Woman Enough to Take My Man" in 2008.
Waylon Jennings on stage doing "Lonesome, On'ry, and Mean" in 1978.
This clip is an interesting testament to the continuing cult of Hank Williams. Archival performance footage has been mixed in with a new, emo-impressionist video for a YouTube clip that's ticked nearly 400,000 views.
Patsy Cline did "Crazy" like no one else. Performed live here.