Grand Ole Opry

The Grand Ole Opry is a weekly country music stage concert in Nashville, Tennessee, that has presented the biggest stars of that genre since 1925. It is also among the longest-running broadcasts in history since its beginnings as a one-hour radio "barn dance" on WSM-AM. Dedicated to honoring country music and its history, the Opry showcases a mix of legends and contemporary chart-toppers performing country, bluegrass, folk, gospel, and comedic performances and skits. Considered an American icon, it attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors from around the world and millions of radio and internet listeners. The Opry, today part of the American landscape, is "the show that made country music famous" and has been called the "home of American music" and "country’s most famous stage."


All Episodes

Red Foley Roly Poly | Grand Ole Opry (12-14-47)

Original Air Date: December 14, 1947Host: Andrew RhynesShow: Grand Ole OpryPhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Special Guests:• Minnie Pearl• Rod Brasfield Musicians:• Red Foley• Roy Acuff• The Old Hickory...

Jealous Heart | Grand Ole Opry (12-06-47)

Original Air Date: December 06, 1947Host: Andrew RhynesShow: Grand Ole OpryPhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Musicians:• Roy Acuff• Tennessee Belles• The Smoky Mountain Boys• Uncle Dave Macon• Pap's Jug...

Freight Train Blues | Grand Ole Opry (03-15-47)

Original Air Date: March 15, 1947Host: Andrew RhynesShow: Grand Ole OpryPhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Special Guests:• Lousie Buck• The Duke of Paducah• Minnie Pearl Musicians:• Red Foley• The...

Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain | Grand Ole Opry (02-16-46)

Original Air Date: February 16, 1946Host: Andrew RhynesShow: Grand Ole OpryPhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Special Guests:• Lousie Buck (Announcer)• The Duke of Paducah• Minnie Pearl Musicians:• Roy Acuff•...

The Last Letter | Grand Ole Opry (12-22-45)

Original Air Date: December 22, 1945Host: Andrew RhynesShow: Grand Ole OpryPhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Special Guests:• Minnie Pearl• The Duke of Paducah Musicians:• Roy Acuff• The Smoky Mountain...

My Old Pal of Yesterday | Grand Ole Opry (09-08-45)

Original Air Date: September 08, 1945Host: Andrew RhynesShow: Grand Ole OpryPhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Special Guests:• The Duke of Paducah• Minnie Pearl Musicians:• Roy Acuff• The Old Hickory...

We Live in Two Different Worlds – Grand Ole Opry (1945)

Original Air Date: 1945Host: Andrew RhynesShow: Grand Ole OpryPhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Special Guests:• Minnie Pearl• The Duke of Paducah Music:• Roy Acuff• Bashful Brother Oswald• Rachel Veach•...

John Henry The Steel Driving Man – Grand Ole Opry (08-04-44)

Original Air Date: August 04, 1944Host: Andrew RhynesShow: Grand Ole OpryPhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Special Guests:• Minnie Pearl• The Duke of Paducah Musicians:• Eddy Arnold• Roy Acuff• The...

Down in Union County – Grand Ole Opry (06-17-44)

Rebroadcast for the Armed Forces Radio, first song Down in Union County Original Air Date: June 17, 1944Host: Andrew RhynesShow: Grand Ole OpryPhone: (707) 98 OTRDW (6-8739) Special Guests:•...

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