This is the story of one of America's truly great institutions, "Grand
Ole Opry", important because it is the focal point of genuine American
folk music. For more than a quarter of a century, this "Hillbilly Heaven"
show has been performed in Nashville, Tennessee and broadcast over WSM,
Nashville's famous radio station. It is the oldest continuous radio program
in the country, and one of the most popular. Every Saturday night, year in and
year out, more than ten million people listen to this group of players
and singers whom they have come to know and love.
Here you will find the whole story of this unique musical showhow it
all began and why it has grown to such mighty proportions. And you will
also find a listing of favorite Opry songs, and stories and pictures of
all the leading stars of the Opry, past and present, whom America has taken
to its heart.