Country Artist of the Week: Gene Watson

(genewatsonmusic)
Date of Birth: October 11th, 1943
Hometown: Palestine, Texas
Most Popular Album: Heartaches and Love and Stuff
Most Popular Song: "Fourteen Carat Mind"
Quote: "I've had it all 'cause someone was there."

Country Artist of the Week: Dottie West

(creativeanddreams)
Date of Birth: October 11th, 1932
Hometown: Smithville, Tennessee
Most Popular Album: Every Time Two Fools Collide
Most Popular Song: "Country Sunshine"
Quote: "I know how to make money and I'll make it."

Country Artist of the Week: Barbara Mandrell

(iheart)
Date of Birth: December 25th, 1948
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Most Popular Album: Standing Room Only
Most Popular Song: "I Was Country When Country Wasn't Cool"
Quote: "I might not be smart, but I surround myself with smart people."

Country Artist of the Week: Marty Stuart

(tasteofcountry)
Date of Birth: September 30th, 1958 
Hometown: Philadelphia, Mississippi
Most Popular Album: Tempted
Most Popular Song: "Hillbilly Rock"
Quote: "Today the most outlaw thing you can do in Nashville, Tennessee, is play country music."

Country Artist of the Week: Jean Shepard

(creativeanddreams)
Date of Birth: November 21st, 1933
Hometown: Pauls Valley, Oklahoma
Most Popular Album: Honky Tonk Heroine
Most Popular Song: "Slippin' Away"
Quote: "Ain't love good?"

Country Artist of the Week: Lynn Anderson

(musicrow)
Date of Birth: September 26th, 1947
Hometown: Grand Forks, North Dakota
Most Popular Album: Rose Garden
Most Popular Song: "Rose Garden"
Quote: "I've been everywhere, man."

Country Artist of the Week: Anne Murray

(youtube)
Date of Birth: June 20th, 1945
Hometown: Springhill, Nova Scotia, Canada
Most Popular Album: This Way is My Way
Most Popular Song: "Snowbird"
Quote: "Singing about something is quite different than sitting down and writing and putting it down on paper because you have to re-live your life and some of it you don't want to re-live."

Country Artist of the Week: Tennessee Ernie Ford

(youtube)
Date of Birth: February 13th, 1919
Hometown: Bristol, Tennessee
Most Popular Album: Sixteen Tons
Most Popular Song: "Sixteen Tons"
Quote: "You can keep rummaging around until you find a song you like, but you can't predict whether it'll hit or not."

Country Artist of the Week: The Statler Brothers

(fanart)
Band Members: Lew Dewit, Don Reid, Phil Balsley, Jimmy Fortune, Joe McDorman
Hometown: Stuaton, Virginia
Most Popular Album: Today
Most Popular Song: "Flowers on the Wall"
Quote: "Each day I'll do a golden deed by helping those in need."

Country Artist of the Week: Hank Snow

(thechronicleherald)
Date of Birth: May 9th, 1914
Hometown: Brooklyn, Nova Scotia, Canada
Most Popular Album: Country Classics
Most Popular Song: "I'm Moving On"
Quote: "You have to think like a man."