March 5, 2013 marks 50 years since the plane crash that took the life of Patsy Cline, Hawkshaw Hawkins, Cowboy Copas and Randy Hughes. Over the last few years we had the chance to visit with the widow of Hawkins and Country Music Historian Robert K. Oreman.

Click below to hear Country Music Historian Robert K. Oreman discuss the plane crash and the Opry curse of 1963.

Click below to hear Jean Shepard, the widow of Hawkshaw Hawkins, speak about the tragedy that took place 50 years ago.