Vince Gill & Paul Franklin Celebrate Bakersfield with WSM’s Eddie Stubbs

Vince Gill and steel guitarist Paul Franklin took part in an intimate evening with Eddie Stubbs on Monday, July 22 at the Ford Theater at the Country Music Hall of Fame. The pair discussed their historical tribute album Bakersfield, which will be released July 30. Read our review of Vince Gill and Paul Franklin’s Bakersfield [...] Read More

50 Years After the Crash – Remembering Patsy Cline, Cowboy Copas & Hawkshaw Hawkins

By Eileen Sisk © 2013 CMA Close Up® News Service / Country Music Association®, Inc. The Grand Ole Opry suffered the biggest loss of talent in its 87-year history when a small plane carrying Patsy Cline, Cowboy Copas and Hawkshaw Hawkins, along with Cline’s manager Randy Hughes, crashed on the evening of March 5, 1963, [...] Read More

WSM’s Eddie Stubbs Welcomes Don Williams to Interview Series

Eddie Stubbs, host of 650 AM WSM’s evening show, will welcome Don Williams to his ‘Intimate Evening’ interview series on Monday, February 18. Taking place live from the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Don will be joined by his longtime producer, Garth Fundis. The special will air at 8p|7c. Read our review of [...] Read More

Country Music Hall of Fame to Honor 50th Anniversary of Patsy Cline’s Passing

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will honor the lives of Patsy Cline, Cowboy Copas, Hawkshaw Hawkins, Randy Hughes and Jack Anglin with a special panel discussion, Forever with Us: The 50th Anniversary of a Country Music Tragedy on Saturday, March 2. Hosted by Eddie Stubbs, the panel will feature Charlie Dick, Kathy [...] Read More

WSM Celebrates 87 Years of Broadcasting

Iconic Nashville-based radio station 650 AM WSM will celebrate 87 years of broadcasting with a celebration lasting more than a month. The station first went on air October 5, 1925. Events planned include special on-air content, live shows and giveaways. The celebration will culminate with a community open house at the station’s famous Blaw-Knox tower [...] Read More