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  • Nov 7, 1923
    Fiddlin' John Carson records "Fare You Well Old Joe Clark" and "The Farmer Is The Man That Feeds Them All" in New York. Both songs will be used in the 2019 PBS series "Country Music: A Film By Ken Burns"
    Sep 2, 1924
    A day after auditioning for Columbia Records in New York, Ernest Stoneman has a similar meeting with Ralph Peer at Okeh Records. He agrees to a deal with Okeh, bringing him $110, including expenses, for recording two songs
    Sep 5, 1924
    Ernest Stoneman holds his first recording session, cutting two songs for Okeh Records in New York, including "The Titanic." Neither title is released
    Oct 25, 1924
    Emmett Miller holds his first recording session, at the Okeh Recording Studio in New York, though the results are never released. The minstrel singer influences such country pioneers as Jimmie Rodgers and Hank Williams
    Jan 8, 1925
    Ernest Stoneman records four songs, including "The Titanic," in New York. They are the first sides commercially released on the singer, who becomes one of the genre's first recording success stories
    Jan 15, 1925
    The Hill Billies record "Old Joe Clark" in New York. The track is used in the 2019 PBS series "Country Music: A Film By Ken Burns"
    Jan 28, 1927
    Frank Hutchison records "Stackalee" in New York. It appears on the influential "Anthology Of American Folk Music" and ranks among country's 500 greatest singles of all-time in the Country Music Foundation book "Heartaches By The Number"
    Mar 17, 1927
    Fiddlin' John Carson records "Old And In The Way" in Atlanta. The song is used in the 2019 PBS series "Country Music: A Film By Ken Burns"
    May 12, 1927
    Ernest and Hattie Stoneman record "The Mountaineer's Courtship" in New York City. The song appears on the influential 1952 album "Anthology Of American Folk Music"
    Feb 14, 1928
    Bluesman Mississippi John Hurt records "Frankie" in Memphis, Tennessee. The song pre-dates Jimmie Rodgers' recording of "Frankie And Johnny" and another version by Memphis' Elvis Presley

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