Porter Wagoner At Grand Ole Opry Country Music Show - Nashville
Born in August of 1927 in West Plains, Missouri, country singer Porter Wagoner has been dubbed “Mr. Grand Ole Opry,” after a line of successful songs and an induction to the esteemed Grand Ole Opry. Wagoner kick started his career with his first band, The Blue Ridge Boys, who performed on a local radio station from a butcher shop in West Plains. In ’51, Wagoner was hired to sing on a radio station in Springfield, Missouri, leading him to his contract with RCA Victor. Since then, he released a string of successful songs and appeared on shows like Ozark Jubilee. In 1957, he moved to Nashville and joined the Grand Ole Opry.