Nashville, TN: Saturday afternoon, fans from all over the Country gathered in Nashville, TN at the world famous Earnest Tubb Record Shop to be a part of a weekend long celebration honoring the music and career of The Chuck Wagon Gang. This past Friday, November 25 marked the 75th Anniversary of the group’s first recording. In recognition of this historic occasion, WSM Radio and the Ernest Tubb Record Shop hosted a live appearance by The Chuck Wagon Gang. WSM broadcasted the hour and a half event as the Gang performed songs that have contributed to over 40 million records sold world-wide.
Their next stop was later that night when they opened the legendary radio show, “The Midnight Jamboree” on WSM Radio. There were two more middle Tennessee concerts on Sunday and the Nashville celebration ended up on Monday evening in the Ford Theater inside The Country Music Hall of Fame. They took center stage as the featured artist on “An Intimate Evening with Eddie Stubbs”. The 2 hour WSM Radio broadcast (Going to 35 states and Canada) featured an in depth interview and live performances of songs from the past 75 years. Eddie Stubbs who has been known for yearsas “The
Voice of The Grand Ole Opry” commented, “In all my years of doing this show, this is the first act to receive that many standing ovations and the first to bring me to tears”.
The Chuck Wagon Gang is currently working on a documentary to mark their 75 years of music that will
be a must have item for all Chuck Wagon Gang fans and traditional American music lovers.