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Jul 16, 1927
Fiddlin' Arthur Smith makes his first documented appearance on the Grand Ole Opry
Jul 21, 1927
Record producer Ralph Peer drives into Bristol, Tennessee, where he erects a recording studio in a furniture store. He uses the site to record Ernest Stoneman and to hold the first sessions with The Carter Family and Jimmie Rodgers
Jul 25, 1927
Ralph Peer begins a series of recordings in a Bristol, Tennessee, furniture store where he holds a session with Ernest Stoneman. Within days, his field work turns up two new, significant acts: Jimmie Rodgers and The Carter Family
Aug 1, 1927
The Carter Family records for the first time in Bristol, Tennessee, with producer Ralph Peer. Among the trio's four songs are "Bury Me Under The Weeping Willow" and "The Storms Are On The Ocean"
Aug 2, 1927
In the trio's second day of recording, The Carter Family cuts "Single Girl, Married Girl" in Bristol, Tennessee
Aug 3, 1927
Jimmie Rodgers auditions for record producer Ralph Peer in Bristol, Tennessee. He receives a thumbs-up, leading to a historic recording session the following day
Aug 4, 1927
Jimmie Rodgers records for the first time in Bristol, Tennessee, singing "Sleep, Baby, Sleep" and "The Soldier's Sweetheart" during an afternoon session with producer Ralph Peer at a furniture store at 408 State Street
Aug 10, 1927
Jimmy Martin is born in Sneedville, Tennessee. He becomes the first lead singer in Bill Monroe's Blue Grass Boys, later breaking away to forge a solo bluegrass career
Sep 20, 1927
Pearl Butler is born in Nashville. Joining her husband Carl, she records the 1962 hit "Don't Let Me Cross Over"
Oct 31, 1927
Anita Kerr born in Memphis. She forms The Anita Kerr Singers, a background vocal group that plays a role in such hits as Skeeter Davis' "The End Of The World," Jim Reeves' "He'll Have To Go" and Bobby Bare's "Detroit City"
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