GRAND OLE OPRY - THE 1980'S

Country music rode a roller coaster during the '80s, falling suddenly in the post-Urban Cowboy years, then roaring back with the "New Traditionalism" of the latter half of the decade. The Opry's roster additions during the decade reflected that traditionalism, from the Western harmonies of Riders In The Sky to young artists like Patty Loveless and Randy Travis, who had deep roots.



 

OPRY MEMBERS BY THE DECADE

 

Find out what it takes to gain an invitation into the most illustrious family in country music.
  
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