Ryman Auditorium – Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry – where Jeanette and Nelson sang!

Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, as it looks today - Grand Ole Opry

Here’s an interesting article about the Grand Ole Opry today…and a list of famous folks that appeared there in earlier years:

Roy Acuff
Fruit Jar Drinkers
Dolly Parton
Maude Adams
Don Gibson
Anna Pavlova
Tori Amos
Alma Gluck
Adelini Patti
Bill Anderson
Betty Grable
Norman Vincent Peale
Marian Anderson
Martha Graham
Minnie Pearl
Eddy Arnold
Jose Greco
Mary Pickford
Chet Atkins
Emmylou Harris
Webb Pierce
Gene Autry
Hawkshaw Hawkins
Lily Pons
Erykah Badu
George D. Hay
Tyrone Power
Ballet Russe with Nijinsky
Helen Hayes
Elvis Presley
Tallulah Bankhead
Katharine Hepburn
Ray Price
Ethel Barrymore
Bob Hope
Jeanne Pruett
Jeff Beck
Indigo Girls
Basil Rathbone
Sarah Bernhardt
Chris Isaak
Jim Reeves
Jon Bon Jovi
Stonewall Jackson
Keith Richards
Alessandro Bonci
Spike Jones
Tex Ritter
Victor Borge
Gully Jumpers
Marty Robbins
Rod Brasfield
The Jordanaires
Roy Rogers
Fanny Brice
Hellen Keller
Will Rogers
James Brown
Mark Knopfler
Eleanor Roosevelt
William Jennings Bryan
Pee Wee King
Jeanie Seely
The Byrds
Lenny Kravitz
Jean Shepard
Emma Calve
Fritz Kreisler
Dinah Shore
Giuseppe Campanari
Dorothy Lamour
Ricky Skaggs
George Carlin
Jerry Lee Lewis
Connie Smith
Carter Family
Louvin Brothers
Hank Snow
Enrico Caruso
Lyle Lovett
John Phillip Sousa
Johnny Cash
Bela Lugosi
Bruce Springsteen
Carol Channing
Loretta Lynn
Dr. Ralph Stanley
Charlie Chaplin
Uncle Dave Macon
Patsy Cline
Barbara Mandrell
Edward Strauss & Vienna Orchestra
Harry Connick Jr.
Dave Matthews
Strauss Festival with Oscar Strauss
Katherine Cornell
New York Philharmonic Orchestra
Rev. Billy Sunday
Crook Brothers
Metropolitan Opera Company
Ernest Tubb
Doris Day
Chicago Orchestra with Theodore Thomas
Grant Turner
Neil Diamond
John McCormack
Rudolph Valentino
Little Jimmy Dickens
Jeanette MacDonald
Vatican Choir
Isadora Duncan
Giovanni Martinelli
Vienna Boys Choir
Bob Dylan
Harpo Marx
Porter Wagoner
Nelson Eddy
Joni Mitchell
Billy Walker
Everly Brothers
Bill Monroe
Booker T. Washington
Douglas Fairbanks
Rev. Dwight L. Moody
Kitty Wells
W.C. Fields
George Morgan
Orson Welles
Fisk Jubilee Singers
Helen Morgan
Dottie West
Flatt & Scruggs
Anne Murray
Mae West
Tennessee Ernie Ford
Jim Nabors
Wilburn Brothers
Whitey Ford
Carrie Nation
Hank Williams Sr.
Pete Fountain
Willie Nelson
Tammy Wynette
Lefty Frizzell
New York Symphony
Faron Young
Nelly Furtado
Buck Owens
Neil Young
Ignace Jan Paderewski