On New Year's Day 2013, Patti Page died at the age of 85. Known as one of the great pop vocalists of her time, she was welcomed to Country Music via her hits 'Money, Marbles and Chalk' and 'The Tennessee Waltz.'
Every Sunday Morning I showcase the best in Classic Country Music with features and updates on the veterans of Country Music still recording and touring. This Sunday Morning (Dec. 30) from 6-9am we take a look back on the biggest interviews and unforgettable moments of 2012.
We recently had the chance to honor the hits and legacy of Kitty Wells on GNA's Sunday Morning Classic Country Hall of Fame Show. Former Grand Ole Opry Announcer and current member of RFD-TV's "Larry's Country Diner," Keith Bilbrey took the time to share some stories about the Queen of Country Music.
The original Queen of Country Music is now a honky tonk angel. Kitty Wells, the first woman in history to have a No. 1 Country Record with 'It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels' in 1952 has passed at the age of 92 from complications resulting from a stroke.
Every Sunday Morning I feature the best Country Classics of all-time on GNA's Classic Country Hall of Fame Show. Recently, we showcased the Top 10 Country Songs of the '50s. Do you remember who was popular back then?
Samuel Holland died on Tuesday, January 11 after suffering a heart attack at the age of 71. Sam, as he was best known, was the owner of the Glad Rag Saloon in Porter Corners, New York. This little joint located on Holmes Road, off of Route 9N, was the quintessential American honky tonk right here in Upstate New York.