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  • Dec 10, 1949
    Fats Domino holds his first recording session at the J&M Studio in New Orleans. He goes on to land "Walking To New Orleans" on a list of the 500 all-time greatest country singles in a Country Music Foundation book, "Heartaches By The Number"
    Jan 5, 1951
    Slim Whitman records his first hit, "Love Song Of The Waterfall," at the KWKH Studio in Shreveport, Louisiana. The label will bill him on the single as "Slim Whitman, The Smilin' Star Duster"
    Dec 1, 1951
    Slim Whitman records "Indian Love Call" at the KWKH Studio in Shreveport, Louisiana. The song was introduced in the 1930s by Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy in the movie "Rose Marie"
    Jun 15, 1953
    Slim Whitman records "North Wind" at the KWKH Studio in Shreveport, Louisiana
    Dec 4, 1953
    Slim Whitman records "Secret Love" in Baltimore, Maryland
    Mar 1, 1954
    Slim Whitman records "Rose-Marie" in the studio at Shreveport radio station KWKH
    Jul 2, 1954
    Slim Whitman records "Singing Hills" at the KWKH Studio in Shreveport, Louisiana
    Nov 19, 1954
    Slim Whitman records "Cattle Call" at the KWKH studios in Shreveport
    Mar 15, 1955
    Fats Domino records "Ain't It A Shame" in Los Angeles. The song is later re-recorded as a country single, titled "Ain't That A Shame," by Hank Williams Jr.
    Apr 14, 1955
    Imperial releases Fats Domino's pop hit "Ain't It A Shame." Hank Williams Jr. earns a country hit with the song in 1972

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