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Oct 2, 1928
DeFord Bailey has his last recording session, doing eight sides for Victor in Nashville with record producer Ralph Peer
Oct 3, 1928
The Grand Ole Opry's Theron Hale & His Daughters record for the first time, under the guidance of producer Ralph Peer in Nashville
Oct 5, 1928
Grand Ole Opry act The Crook Brothers' String Band records for the first time, with producer Ralph Peer at the helm, in Nashville
Oct 30, 1928
Steel guitarist Billy Bowman born in Johnson City, Tennessee. As a member of Bob Wills' Texas Playboys from 1950-1957, he appears on the classic "Faded Love"
Oct 31, 1928
The Stoneman Family records "The Spanish Merchant's Daughter" in Bristol, Tennessee
Nov 2, 1928
WBAW Radio debuts in Nashville. The station airs a Friday night country music show, "The Capitol Theater Owl Club," which competes with WSM's Grand Ole Opry and with WLAC for both hillbilly performers and listeners
Nov 11, 1928
The Federal Radio Commission re-assigns WSM Radio's dial position from 890 kilocycles to 650, where the AM station, which airs the Grand Ole Opry, remains
Dec 14, 1928
Walter Haynes is born in Kingsport, Tennessee. He plays steel guitar on records by Little Jimmy Dickens' and Patsy Cline, writes Del Reeves' "Girl On The Billboard," and produces hits by Jeanne Pruett, Mel Tillis and Cal Smith, among others
Dec 23, 1928
Drummer Buddy Harman born in Nashville. A member of the so-called "A-Team" of session musicians, his credits include The Everly Brothers' "Bye Bye Love," Loretta Lynn's "Coal Miner's Daughter" and Patsy Cline's "Crazy," among others
Dec 29, 1928
Uncle Jimmy Thompson, the first person to perform on the Grand Ole Opry, makes his final appearance on the show, just three years after its debut
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