THIS IS AN INTERNET HALL OF FAME The site is devoted to returning country music back
to its roots - that traditional sound
NOTE: Having a web page on this site (or being linked to this site) does not constitute induction.
Hank Cochran passed away at his Hendersonville, Tennessee home, July 16, 2010.
NOTE: Charlie Louvin has stage II pancreatic cancer. His operation will be on July 22th of this year.
Jimmy Kish, "The Flying Cowboy", age 84 of Nashville, passed away May 27, 2010.
Judy Lynn Kelly has died in Indiana at the age of 74
Wednesday May 26, 2010 at her home in Jeffersonville after suffering congestive heart failure.
Ms. Kelly was born in Boise, Idaho, and got her big break in her teens when she was hired to fill in for Jean Shepard during a touring show of performers from the Grand Ole Opry. In 1952, she was part of a show with Gene Autry.
All three spoke about the pros and cons of becoming successful at an early age. The event was held at Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame, Saturday, February 20, 2010.
Stella, Dolly's younger sister, has released 22 albums
with 28 chart singles. She appeared at the Ernest Tubb Texas
Troubadour Theater in Nashville February 12, 2010 on the
TRADITIONAL COUNTRY OPRY show. Also on stage: Dean Holmen, Allen Karl, Joe Berry, Leon Seiter and
A great place for Q & A and to connect with other fans.
Grady Martin -
Grady Martin was one of the most renowned, inventive and historically-significant American session musicians in country music and rockabilly.
As a member of Nashville A-Team, he worked thousands of sessions, playing guitar on hits ranging from Roy Orbison's Pretty Woman and Marty Robbins's El Paso to Loretta Lynn's Coal Miner's Daughter and Sammi Smith's Help Me Make It through the Night.
During a nearly 50-year career, Martin backed such names as Flatt & Scruggs, Patsy Cline, Elvis Presley and Buddy Holly.
David Andersen, the guitarist you'll meet in the lobby of Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame
Kern County Museum's Website
For those of you wishing to know more about Bakersfield's history the Kern County Museum which
is located in Bakersfield has a very in depth website at
www.kcmuseum.org. If you click onto Exhibits it will
take you to the Bakersfield Sound section which includes articles on many of the artists known
as the early pioneers of the Bakersfield Sound.
Site Dedicated to the memory of Otis Roy and Babe Sims
who knew and loved Jimmie Rogers, the Father of Country Music