For you Big Frog 104 listeners, The Grand Ole Opry is a place that you may associate with the roots of country music. On this day, 86 years ago in 1925, The Grand Ole Opry opened in Nashville (today's Music City USA).

Here's a little background on the  Opry courtesy of their website:

"What began as a simple radio broadcast in 1925 is today a live-entertainment phenomenon. Dedicated to honoring country music’s rich history and dynamic present, the Grand Ole Opry showcases a mix of country legends and the contemporary chart-toppers who have followed in their footsteps.

The Opry, an American icon and Nashville, Tennessee’s number-one attraction, is world-famous for creating one-of-a-kind entertainment experiences for audiences of all ages.

It’s been called the “home of American music” and “country’s most famous stage.” Every year, hundreds of thousands of people make pilgrimages across town or around the world to the Opry Complex to see the show live. "