Country
  1. Country: Remembering Mother Maybelle Carter Remembering Mother Maybelle Carter Apr 21, 1963 The matriarch of the famous Carter family performs solo renditions of "Lulu Wall" and "Single Girl, Married Girl" in this 1963 Ash Grove set.
  2. Country: Steve Earle at Tramps Steve Earle at Tramps Feb 5, 1998 The prolific singer-songwriter performs "Hard-Core Troubadour," "Telephone Road," "Fort Worth Blues," "Guitar Town" and others.
  3. Country: Video: Willie Nelson at Woodstock '99 Video: Willie Nelson at Woodstock '99 Jul 25, 1999 The Red Headed Stranger and outlaw country superstar performs his classics "Whiskey River," "Crazy," "Night Life" and "On the Road Again."
  4. Country: Watch out for Calamity Jane! Watch out for Calamity Jane! May 19, 1982 The country stars of Calamity Jane play a variety of original and cover song favorites at this concert from May of 1982.
  5. Country: Caitlin Rose, Alt-Country Songstress Caitlin Rose, Alt-Country Songstress Dec 1, 2011 Nashville's Caitlin Rose recalls some of country's great singers like Loretta Lynn and Linda Ronstadt. Listen to her most recent Daytrotter session.
  6. Country: The Freewheelin' Charley Pride The Freewheelin' Charley Pride May 11, 1985

    This former baseball hopeful shows he chose the right career path during this concert in Wheeling, WV.

  7. Country: 'Dueling Banjos' Goes Gold 'Dueling Banjos' Goes Gold Dec 18, 1982 40 years ago, the frantic "Dueling Banjos" became one of the few instrumentals to go gold. Hear Hee Haw star Roy Clark's rendition in '82.
  8. Country: Kris Kristofferson, Comin' Down Kris Kristofferson, Comin' Down Jun 25, 1982 Johnny Cash took hungover recollection "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down" to #1 on this date in 1970. Hear the songwriter himself play it during a closing medley.
  9. Country: Commander Cody's Country Boogie, 1972 Commander Cody's Country Boogie, 1972 Nov 23, 1973 Blending country, rock and roll, western swing and the boogie-woogie, Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen get this NYC crowd grooving.
  10. Country: Anne Murray Goes Triple Platinum Anne Murray Goes Triple Platinum Jun 5, 1983 This week in 1987, Anne Murray became the first female country singer to sell 3 million records. Here she is belting out her hits in Toronto five years earlier.
  11. Country: Uncut: Dixie Chicks Uncut: Dixie Chicks Aug 24, 2000 Recorded in 2000, this show comes on the heels of the band's success with their album Fly.
  12. Country: Sonny Curtis & the Crickets, '83 Sonny Curtis & the Crickets, '83 Jun 10, 1983 The Texas singer-songwriter and leader of Buddy Holly's backing band performs his "I Fought the Law," "Walk Right Back" and "Good Old Girls."
  13. Country: Bill Anderson at the South Florida Fair Bill Anderson at the South Florida Fair Jan 29, 1984 The country star and Nashville Network TV personality sings "I Wonder If God Likes Country Music" at this 1984 concert with his Po' Folks Band.
  14. Country: Michael Martin Murphey at the Record Plant Michael Martin Murphey at the Record Plant Jul 10, 1974 The pioneering alt-country singer-songwriter performs "Boy From the Country," "Cosmic Cowboy" and "Geronimo's Cadillac" in this '74 set.
  15. Country: Like Father, Like Son Like Father, Like Son Jan 1, 1981 Hank Williams Jr. sings his daddy's classics "Hey Good Looking," "Your Cheating Heart" and "You Win Again" in this 1981 set from Birmingham.
  16. Country: Alabama Heads Home in '83 Alabama Heads Home in '83 Apr 9, 1983 With three number one singles, 1983 was a huge year for Alabama. They headed home in April to play this superb set. Who can get enough "Dixieland Delight"?
  17. Country: Marty Robbins' Signature Song Marty Robbins' Signature Song Jul 15, 1982 Country pop legend Marty Robbins holds out until the very end of this marathon set to play his most well known composition, "El Paso."
  18. Country: Alabama Meets the Crimson Tide Alabama Meets the Crimson Tide Feb 5, 1982 Country-rockers perform early hits like "Love in the First Degree" and "Mountain Music" in this 1982 concert at the University of Alabama.
  19. Country: Charlie Louvin's Daytrotter Session Charlie Louvin's Daytrotter Session Jun 28, 2010 The country icon, a member of the pioneering harmony duo the Louvin Brothers, sings "Cash on the Barrell" and "Darlin' Cory" in this 2010 set.
  20. Country: Asleep at the Wheel Brings Texas to NYC Asleep at the Wheel Brings Texas to NYC Dec 15, 1977 There's something for everyone here on this classic Asleep at the Wheel show. From Bob Willis-esque country, to big band jazz, this group defied all genres.
  21. Country: Kenny Rogers in Concert, 1980 Kenny Rogers in Concert, 1980 Aug 4, 1980 The crossover singer ("The Gambler," "She Believes in Me," "Coward of the County") is inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame tonight.
  22. Country: Tammy Wynette at Giants Stadium, 1980 Tammy Wynette at Giants Stadium, 1980 Jun 1, 1980 The Country Queen headlines an all-star show in New Jersey, performing her hits "D-I-V-O-R-C-E" and "Stand By Your Man."
  23. Country: Billy Joe Shaver at Tramps, '98 Billy Joe Shaver at Tramps, '98 Mar 14, 1998 The Texas singer-songwriter performs "Honky Tonk Heroes" and "I'm Just An Ol' Chunk Of Coal (But I'm Gonna Be a Diamond Someday)."
  24. Country: Dixie Chicks at Tramps, 1998 Dixie Chicks at Tramps, 1998 Jul 29, 1998 Natalie Maines leads the Texas group on their hits "There's Your Trouble," "I Can Love You Better" and tunes from Wide Open Spaces.
  25. Country: Ryan Bingham's Crazy Heart Ryan Bingham's Crazy Heart Dec 13, 2010 He won an Academy Award for "The Weary Kind," theme song from Crazy Heart. Check out his Daytrotter session to hear more.
  26. Country: Country Queen Loretta Lynn Live in Texas Country Queen Loretta Lynn Live in Texas Jun 18, 1982 50 years ago today Loretta joined the Grand Ole Opry. Enjoy this 1982 performance by country royalty.
  27. Country: Jerry Reed's Downhome Ditties Jerry Reed's Downhome Ditties Oct 13, 1982 The singer-songwriter-actor and guitar picker plays his country-funk hit "Amos Moses" and "She Got the Goldmine (I Got the Shaft)" in 1982.
  28. Country: Kris Kristofferson Plays All the Hits Kris Kristofferson Plays All the Hits Jun 25, 1982 A great writer with a not-so-spectacular voice, Kristofferson plays many of the songs that garnered hits for other artists over the years.
  29. Country: Kris Kristofferson's Vivid Tales Kris Kristofferson's Vivid Tales Jun 25, 1982 The prolific songwriter performs some of his hit songs for others, including "Me and Bobby McGee" and "For the Good Times" in 1982.
  30. Country: All in the Family All in the Family Apr 18, 1963

    Mother Maybelle keeps the Carter Family tradition of song going at the Ash Grove.

  31. Country: The Dixie Chicks' Smashing Debut The Dixie Chicks' Smashing Debut Jul 29, 1998 The three Texas musicians perform "There's Your Trouble" and other tunes from their breakthrough album Wide Open Spaces in this '98 set.
  32. Country: Uncut: Willie Nelson Unplugged, '98 Uncut: Willie Nelson Unplugged, '98 Mar 11, 1998 The prolific singer-songwriter performs "Whiskey River," "Crazy," "On the Road Again" and many others in this intimate two-hour set.
  33. Country: Johnny Paycheck is Ragged But Right Johnny Paycheck is Ragged But Right Nov 17, 1981 The Outlaw Country star performs his hits "She Thinks I Still Care," "Me and the I.R.S." and "I'm the Only Hell (My Mama Raised)" in this '81 set.
  34. Country: Tommy Overstreet in Nashville, '82 Tommy Overstreet in Nashville, '82 Jul 24, 1982 The country star and frequent "Hee Haw" guest performs his '70s hits "Don't Go City Girl on Me" and "If Love Was a Bottle of Wine."
  35. Country: Sweethearts of the Vault Sweethearts of the Vault Aug 30, 2011 Darker My Love channels the Byrds circa country-crossover album Sweetheart of the Rodeo.
  36. Country: The Cosmic Cowboy, Michael Martin Murphey The Cosmic Cowboy, Michael Martin Murphey Jul 10, 1974 With pop, rock and some psychedelic twang in his songwriting, Murphey put a fresh spin on Texas music. Hear it live in 1974.
  37. Country: Country King George Strait Country King George Strait Nov 20, 1982 The man has seen number one on the charts more than any artist ever. Hear a pair of his #1's in this short & sweet '82 Opryland set.
  38. Country: Mother Maybelle Carter at Ash Grove Mother Maybelle Carter at Ash Grove Apr 21, 1963 The country music matriarch performs classics like "Wildwood Flower," "Lulu Wall" and "Single Girl, Married Girl" in this solo set from 1963.
  39. Country: Carl Perkins Rips It Up, 1982 Carl Perkins Rips It Up, 1982 Mar 20, 1982 The rockabilly legend brings that hard Memphis shuffle up the road to Nashville.
  40. Country: Loretta Lynn at Westbury Music Fair Loretta Lynn at Westbury Music Fair Oct 31, 1981 The 83-year-old country queen just released her autobiographical Full Circle. Hear her sing "Coal Miner's Daughter" and "Fist City" in a '81 set.
  41. Country: Hank, Jr. Serves Up Some 'Jambalaya' Hank, Jr. Serves Up Some 'Jambalaya' Jan 1, 1981 Bocephus brings this 1981 concert to a rollicking crescendo with "Jambalaya (On the Bayou)," a No. 1 hit for his dad in 1952.
  42. Country: Chet Atkins' Nashville Sound Chet Atkins' Nashville Sound Jun 6, 1985 The legendary guitarist performs "Ready for the Times to Get Better," Don McLean's "Vincent" and George Benson's "Sunrise" in this '85 set.
  43. Country: Glen Campbell With Strings Glen Campbell With Strings Mar 2, 1985 Hear the country superstar belt out his hits accompanied by The Greensboro Symphony Orchestra in this 1985 concert.
  44. Country: Kenny Rogers' Christmas in Nashville Kenny Rogers' Christmas in Nashville Nov 8, 1996 The country star sings "Let It Snow!," "The Christmas Song," "The Twelve Days of Christmas" and "Joy to the World" in this 1996 concert.
  45. Country: Waylon Jennings at Opryland Waylon Jennings at Opryland Oct 14, 1983 The outlaw country icon sings his hit "Amanda" and "Mamas don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys" in this 1983 set from Nashville.
  46. Country: Jerry Jeff Walker at the Lone Star Cafe Jerry Jeff Walker at the Lone Star Cafe Aug 19, 1982 The outlaw country singer-songwriter performs his "Pissin' in the Wind," "Desperados Waiting for a Train" and "Mr. Bojangles" in this 1982 set.
  47. Country: Dwight Yoakam at The Fillmore Dwight Yoakam at The Fillmore Dec 31, 1985 Enjoy this energetic New Year's Eve show recorded eight months before the release of Yoakam's debut album.
  48. Country: Remembering Johnny Cash Remembering Johnny Cash Sep 2, 1995 The country music icon performs "Folsom Prison Blues" and "Ring of Fire" at the '95 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame concert.
  49. Country: Roseanne Cash in Dallas, 1983 Roseanne Cash in Dallas, 1983 Jul 21, 1983 The country crossover artist just released her masterpiece, The River & The Thread. Hear her sing "Seven Year Ache" 30 years ago.
  50. Country: Reba! Reba! Apr 26, 1985

    With the most wins of any female vocalist in Academy of Country Music Awards history, Reba McEntire shows us why she's taken home so many statues.

  51. Country: Kenny Rogers Sings the Hits Kenny Rogers Sings the Hits Aug 4, 1980 The country superstar performs "The Gambler," "Coward of the County," "She Believes in Me" and "Ruby, Don't Take Your Love to Town" in 1980.
  52. Country: Loretta Lynn at Westbury Music Fair, '81 Loretta Lynn at Westbury Music Fair, '81 Oct 31, 1981 The country queen performs "You're Looking at Country," "Thank God I'm a Country Girl" and her signature tune "Coal Miner's Daughter."

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