Grand Ole Opry

The Grand Ole Opry Might Just Have It’s Cutest Family Member Yet

Grand Ole Opry fans, meet Charlie! As a dog and country music lover I find this story to be pretty much perfect. The Grand Ole Opry joined forces with Miranda Lambert’s MuttNation Foundation this past week to promote pet adoption and to send several four-legged friends straight from the home of country music to loving homes of their own. The Opry family fell particularly hard for a labrador/terrier mix named Charlie and decided to welcome him to the fold, with a number of Opry staffers sharing responsibility for his well-being. ... read more!

“May The Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose” — Remembering Little Jimmy Dickens

Country music lost a true treasure this week when the little, but mighty Little Jimmy Dickens passed away. Affectionately called Tater and known for his sense of humor and commitment to the Grand Ole Opry, the singer cranked out such songs as “May the Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose,” “Country Boy,” “A-Sleepin’ At the Foot of the Bed,” and “Take an Old Cold Tater (and Wait).” ... read more!