Dolly Parton is a role model for every woman in country music today. The country icon talks about the ladies in country music and what she experienced herself as a woman in country:
In 1980, the John Travolta movie "Urban Cowboy" premiered. It includes music by Kenny Rogers, Johnny Lee, Mickey Gilley, Anne Murray, The Eagles, The Charlie Daniels Band and more.
In 1985, Kenny Rogers was named the first winner of the Roy Acuff Humanitarian Award by the Country Music Foundation.
Kenny talks about his role in country music that started in the late 1970's:
In 1981, The Charlie Daniels Band appeared on NBC's "Barbara Mandrell & The Mandrell Sisters."
Charlie talks about what he played on the show that night, "The Devil Went Down To Georgia":
Johnny Lee released a book called "Still Lookin' For Love" his life story in music and beyond. Lee talks about the song that changed his life forever:
In 1970, Charley Pride went to #1 on the Billboard country singles chart with "Wonder Could I Live There Anymore."
Charley talks about his first network TV show appearance in the 1960's:
Crystal Gayle recalls the day she recorded the Grammy winning song "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue" in Nashville:
Charlie Daniels plays for America's military whenever he can:
Mark Chestnut talks about naming his oldest son Waylon:
In 1976, MCA released Bill Anderson's "Peanuts And Diamonds."
Bill - who released a book based on his life in 2016 - talks about his country career and sums it up on one word:
Dolly Parton doesn't just love music and entertainment; she actually thrives on the business part of entertainment:
T.G. Sheppard talks about the day movie icon Clint Eastwood called him on the phone then flew him to California to record the duet "Make My Day" together:
In 2001, Conway Twitty's "Happy Birthday Darlin'" serenaded astronaut Janet Kavaldi as NASA issues its wakeup call to the crew aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis.
T.G. Sheppard talks about recording a duet with Conway Twitty years after he passed:
In 1978, Dolly Parton released her RCA album "Heartbreaker."
The album had a song she co-wrote on it called "Nickels and Dimes." Back in the late 1990's, Dolly talked about paying back those "nickels and dimes" by helping out her people back home in East Tennessee:
In 1981, The Oak Ridge Boys "Elvira" reached #1 on the Billboard country chart:
In 1979, Moe Bandy & Joe Stampley recorded "Tell Ole I Ain't Here, He Better Get On Home" during the afternoon at Nashville's Jack Clement Studios.
Moe talks about how he came to record with Joe Stampley:
In 1993, John Anderson took "Money In The Bank" to #1 on the Billboard country chart.
John talks about the time Johnny Cash gave him a song to record:
Janie Fricke shares her Elvis connection:
Kenny Rogers talks about recording his huge hit "Lady," that his friend Lionel Richie wrote: