Country Artist of the Week: Patty Loveless

(starsingers)
Date of Birth: January 4th, 1957
Hometown: Pikeville, Kentucky
Most Popular Album: On Your Way Home
Most Popular Song: "How Can I Help You Say Goodbye?"
Quote: "Goodbyes are hard, but life is about changes."

Country Artist of the Week: EmmyLou Harris

(twitter)
Date of Birth: April 2nd, 1947
Hometown: Birmingham, Alabama
Most Popular Album: Wrecking Ball
Most Popular Song: "Boulder to Birmingham"
Quote: "Normal is a cycle on a washing machine."

Country Artist of the Week: Patsy Montana

(nndb)
AKA Rubye Blevins
Date of Birth: October 30th, 1908
Hometown: Beaudry, Arkansas
Most Popular Album: The Cowboy's Sweetheart
Most Popular Song: "I Want to Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart"
Quote: "I had to write my own songs. No one knew how to write for a cowgirl."

Country Artist of the Week: Gene Autry

(latimes)
Date of Birth: September 29th, 1927 
Hometown: Grayson County, Texas
Most Popular Album: A Gene Autry Christmas
Most Popular Song: "At Mail Call Today"
Quote: "It occurs to me that music, with the possible exception of riding a bull, is the most uncertain way to make a living I know. In either case you can get bucked off, thrown, stepped on, trampled--if you get on at all. At best, it is a short and bumpy ride."

Country Artist of the Week: Ernest Tubb

(biography)
Date of Birth: February 9th, 1914
Hometown: Ellis County, Texas
Most Popular Album: Another Story
Most Popular Song: "Walking the Floor Over You"
Quote: "When you call me a hillbilly, you’d better smile!"