Fred Rose

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    January 24, 2013

    Hank Williams' kids to release rare recordings for licensing

    Sixty years ago today, Hank Williams hit Number One with the slightly posthumous, very prophetic song "I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive," a tune he'd written with Fred Rose just prior to his death, and the last single to be released during his lifetime. Bonus on the freaky scale? Fred Rose wou ... More >>

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    September 15, 2011

    Roy Acuff, born on this day in country music history

    ​If Roy Acuff hadn't been born on this day 1903 in Maynardville, Tennessee, third of Ida Carr and Simon E. Neill Acuff's five children, Tennessee might not be the hillbilly capital of the world today. Least, if you ask former Tennessee Governor Prentice Cooper, that might be so. Not that you ... More >>

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    May 26, 2011

    Jimmie Rodgers: On this day in country music history

    ​Nicknamed the Singing Brakeman for his work on the railroad, on this day in 1933 the man also known as the Father of Country Music died at the age of 35 of a massive tuberculosis-related hemorrhage at the Hotel Taft in New York. Twenty-eight years later, Jimmie Rodgers, who would have been 63 ... More >>

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