Alan Jackson, Keith Urban & More Stars Remember George Jones

Following the announcement of George Jones‘ death on Friday, April 26 in Nashville, many of George’s fellow country stars offered their thoughts. Visit our George Jones photo gallery for photos spanning his legendary career. Remembering George Jones: Photo Gallery >> Keith Urban tweeted, “If I’m blessed enough to make it there, I look forward to [...] Read More

Oak Ridge Boys Inducted Into Grand Ole Opry

GAC congratulates the Oak Ridge Boys, who were inducted into the Grand Ole Opry this evening by Opry member Jimmy Dickens! The legendary country music group made up of William Lee Golden, Joe Bonsall, Richard Sterban, and Duane Allen was invited to join the Opry last month by Dickens, who surprised the group by walking onstage [...] Read More

Marty Stuart Shakes Up Ghosts

It’s a small, old-timey spot on Music Row, a boxey building that’s easily overlooked if you’re just driving by. But there’s a treasure trove of history at RCA Studio B in Nashville, and Marty Stuart used the joint on Wednesday to preview his Ghost Train album for a select group of media. Studio B practically rings with history. The Everly Brothers, Skeeter Davis, Dolly Parton and Elvis Presley all recorded there. Marty’s first session, in October 1972, took place in the studio when he was a 13-year-old member of Lester Flatt’s band. And Marty’s wife, Connie Smith — who was among the guests Wednesday — recorded her first hit in the same place in 1964. Marty stood in the back of the room — in the same general area where Elvis stood when he recorded “It’s Now Or Never” and “A Big Hunk O’ Love” — as he previewed the new CD, which required Marty to give a little extra effort to get the facility sounding right. Read More