This is a beta version of NNDB
Search: for
Country Music Hall of Fame


Official Website:

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Roy Acuff
Country Musician
15-Sep-1903 23-Nov-1992 Country music pioneer
Bill Anderson
Country Musician
1-Nov-1937   Po' Folks
Eddy Arnold
Country Musician
15-May-1918 8-May-2008 The Tennessee Plowboy
Chet Atkins
20-Jun-1924 30-Jun-2001 Prominent country picker
Gene Autry
Country Musician
29-Sep-1907 2-Oct-1998 Singing cowboy
Johnny Bond
Country Musician
1-Jun-1915 12-Jun-1978 Hot Rod Lincoln
Boudleaux Bryant
13-Feb-1920 25-Jun-1987 Wake Up, Little Susie
Felice Bryant
7-Aug-1925 22-Apr-2003 Wake Up, Little Susie
Johnny Cash
Country Musician
26-Feb-1932 12-Sep-2003 The Man in Black
Roy Clark
TV Personality
15-Apr-1933   Hee Haw
Patsy Cline
Country Musician
8-Sep-1932 5-Mar-1963 I Fall To Pieces
Floyd Cramer
Country Musician
27-Oct-1933 31-Dec-1997 Country music pianist
Jimmie Davis
11-Sep-1899 5-Nov-2000 You Are My Sunshine
Little Jimmie Dickens
Country Musician
19-Dec-1925   May the Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose
Don Everly
1-Feb-1937   The Everly Brothers
Phil Everly
19-Jan-1939   The Everly Brothers
Lester Flatt
19-Jun-1914 11-May-1979 Bluegrass pioneer, Flatt & Scruggs
Red Foley
Country Musician
17-Jun-1910 19-Sep-1968 Country crooner, wrote Old Shep
Tennessee Ernie Ford
Country Musician
13-Feb-1919 17-Oct-1991 Sixteen Tons
Don Gibson
Country Musician
3-Apr-1928 17-Nov-2003 Heartbroken country crooner
Grandpa Jones
Country Musician
30-Jan-1914 19-Feb-1998 Old-time banjo picker and Hee-Haw comic
Merle Haggard
Country Musician
6-Apr-1937   Okie From Muskogee
Tom T. Hall
Country Musician
25-May-1936   Harper Valley PTA
Emmylou Harris
Country Musician
2-Apr-1947   Pieces of the Sky
Ferlin Husky
3-Dec-1925 17-Mar-2011 On the Wings of a Dove
Waylon Jennings
Country Musician
15-Jun-1937 13-Feb-2002 Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to be Cowboys
George Jones
Country Musician
12-Sep-1931   Country singer, White Lightning
Brenda Lee
Country Musician
11-Dec-1944   Little Miss Dynamite, I'm Sorry
Loretta Lynn
Country Musician
14-Apr-1932   Coal Miner's Daughter
Barbara Mandrell
Country Musician
25-Dec-1948   Midnight Oil
Roger Miller
Country Musician
2-Jan-1936 25-Oct-1992 King of the Road
Patsy Montana
Country Musician
30-Oct-1908 3-May-1996 A Cowboy's Sweetheart
Willie Nelson
Country Musician
30-Apr-1933   The red-headed stranger
Dolly Parton
Country Musician
19-Jan-1946   Jolene
Minnie Pearl
25-Oct-1912 4-Mar-1996 Her hat cost $1.98
Elvis Presley
8-Jan-1935 16-Aug-1977 Rock and roll icon
Ray Price
Country Musician
12-Jan-1926   The Cherokee Cowboy
Jim Reeves
Country Musician
20-Aug-1923 31-Jul-1964 He'll Have to Go
Tex Ritter
Country Musician
12-Jan-1905 2-Jan-1974 You Two-Timed Me Once Too Often
Marty Robbins
Country Musician
26-Sep-1925 8-Dec-1982 El Paso
Jimmie Rodgers
Country Musician
8-Sep-1897 26-May-1933 Pioneering country singer/songwriter/yodeler
Roy Rogers
5-Nov-1911 6-Jul-1998 Cowboy movie actor, rode Trigger
Jean Shepard
Country Musician
21-Nov-1933   Beautiful Lies
Carl Smith
Country Musician
15-Mar-1927 16-Jan-2010 Mr. Country
Hank Snow
Country Musician
9-May-1914 20-Dec-1999 I'm Moving On
George Strait
Country Musician
18-May-1952   Fool Hearted Memory
Hank Thompson
Country Musician
3-Sep-1925 6-Nov-2007 Honky Tonk Swing musician
Floyd Tillman
Country Musician
8-Dec-1914 22-Aug-2003 Honky-tonk drawler and guitarist
Merle Travis
Country Musician
29-Nov-1917 20-Oct-1983 Influential fingerpicking country guitarist
Ernest Tubb
9-Feb-1914 6-Sep-1984 The Texas Troubador
Conway Twitty
Country Musician
1-Sep-1933 5-Jun-1993 It's Only Make Believe
Porter Wagoner
Country Musician
12-Aug-1927 28-Oct-2007 The Thin Man from West Plains
Kitty Wells
Country Musician
30-Aug-1919 16-Jul-2012 First Queen of Country Music
Hank Williams, Sr.
Country Musician
17-Sep-1923 1-Jan-1953 Take These Chains From My Heart
Bob Wills
6-Mar-1905 13-May-1975 King of Western Swing
Tammy Wynette
Country Musician
5-May-1942 6-Apr-1998 Stand By Your Man
Faron Young
25-Feb-1932 10-Dec-1996 The Hillbilly Heartthrob

Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile

Copyright ©2012 Soylent Communications


Utah Run By Mormons

Requires Flash 7+ and Javascript.


NNDB has added thousands of bibliographies for people, organizations, schools, and general topics, listing more than 50,000 books and 120,000 other kinds of references. They may be accessed by the "Bibliography" tab at the top of most pages, or via the "Related Topics" box in the sidebar. Please feel free to suggest books that might be critical omissions.