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Thursday, August 2, 2012

Happy 85th Birthday to Country Music

Birthplace of Country Music monument

This monument recognizes the first ever Country Music recording to ever be made in August 1927. It is located along State Street in Bristol along the Tennessee side.

At the top of the monument is The famous Victor logo of Nipper the dog looks into a Victrola as he hears "His Master's Voice."

written on the monument:
Erected August 16, 1971
A.P. Carter
Sara Carter
Maybelle Carter
Jimmie Rodgers
Who recorded the First
Country and Western music
to be distributed
Nationwide in
Bristol, Tennessee on
August 2, 1927

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