April 15 – TRADITIONAL TAX DAY A Little Further in the Hole Claire Lynch iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/3Y_WCgelI7Y” frameborder=”0″ allow=”autoplay; encrypted-media” allowfullscreen> Another Day, Another Dollar Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers Alison Krauss and Union Station “Every Time You Say Goodbye” Busted Patty Loveless Death and Taxes Tiller’s Folly “Go the Road” Empty Pocket
President Abraham Lincoln died, April 15, 1865 Line notes “Booth Shot Lincoln” by Uncle Earl: This old fiddle tune comes from western North Carolina fiddler Marcus Martin, who was recorded by Alan Lomax in 1942. As with many old fiddle tunes, this was also a song, telling the story of the assassination of the 16th
Titanic Disaster, April 14, 1912
April 13, 1985 – “The Grand Ole Opry” debuted on television with Co-hosts Roy Acuff and Porter Wagoner welcoming the Four Guys, Connie Smith, Jack Greene, the Crook Brothers, Melvin Sloan Dancers, Minnie Pearl and Dottie West.
Flatt and Scruggs record “Cabin on the Hill”, April 5, 1959
Stanley Brothers record “Orange Blossom Special”, April 5, 1955
Happy Birthday to The Bluegrass Jamboree’s DJ Jeff DeFord, born April 5, is the Radio Host and Producer of” Down To The Roots,” a show bringing you vintage old-time tunes and entertainment. Jeff lives in San Diego, CA and is CEO/Owner/Founder at High-Grade Hemp, San Diego’s first-ever hemp store, founded in 1995, selling wholesale and
Earl Taylor performs at Carnegie Hall, April 3, 1959. He was the leader of one of the more significant traditional bluegrass bands from the late 1950s through to the early 1980s, Earl Taylor and Stoney Mountain Boys. They had the distinction of being the first bluegrass band to play on the Carnegie Hall stage. They
Final episode of the Andy Griffith Show airs on CBS, April 1, 1968. The Andy Griffith Show was televised by CBS between October 3, 1960, and April 1, 1968.
First live broadcast of WWVA Jamboree, Wheeling, WV, April 1, 1933