1. 615 Spotlight: Greg Bates Honors His Nashville Roots

    July 04, 2012 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 There's something about Republic Nashville newcomer Greg Bates that sets himself apart from many of his young country compatriots: the singer, who is climbing the charts with "Did It For The Girl," is a Middle Tennessee native, hailin ...

  2. Backbeat: WSM-AM Co-Sponsors Durango Stage With Gene Watson, Billy Dean at CMA Fest

    June 11, 2012 1:20 PM EDT Gene Watson performs at the WSM-sponsored Durango Acoustic Corner at the CMA Music Festival in Nashville. (Photo: Robin Roberts Ladisa) Many radio stations were in Music City over the past few days doing live radio broadcasts from the CMA Music Fe ...

  3. Johnnie Wright, Country Star & Kitty Wells' Husband, Dies at 97

    September 27, 2011 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Nashville lost one of its oldest links to Country Music's past with the passing of Johnnie Wright Tuesday morning (Sept. 27) at the age of 97. Wright, along with Jack Anglin, formed the duo Johnnie & Jack in 1939. The two created a unique s ...

  4. Peasall Sisters' 'First Offering' Is On Their Own Label

    January 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 One of the many delights of the Grammy Award-nominated "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" soundtrack was the gospel singing of White House, Tenn.'s young Peasall Sisters. For the soundtrack, 14-year-old Sar One of the many delights of the G ...