rodgers cartersAccording to Country Music Hall Of Fame Inductee, Johnny Cash, the collective 1927 Bristol Sessions was, without a doubt, “the single most important event in the history of Country Music”.

Now, that’s a pretty profound statement, yet one that’s never been challenged by Country Music scholars, aficionados, or fans.

Mr. Cash’s claim is fairly easy to understand when one realizes that those very simple, yet creatively rare, field recordings, which were conducted by Victor’s, Ralph Peer, managed to produce two of Country Music’s first superstar acts, … The Original Carter Family, and Jimmie Rodgers, the undisputed Father of Country Music.