Ernest Tubb Record Shop Celebrates 50 Years With David McCormick

Ernest Tubb Record Shop Celebrates 50 Years With David McCormick

David McCormick, owner of Ernest Tubb Record Shop, was recently honored for the 50th anniversary of his ownership.

A surprise party was held at Hank Snow's home, The "Rainbow Ranch" by past and present employees and other famous guests such as Jan Howard, Tim Atwood, Bobby Marquez and Midnite Jamboree emcee Jennifer Herron.

"What a surprise and honor it was to be joined by my staff from past to present, along with family and friends, to celebrate 50 wonderful years of running Nashville's most famous record shop. This is truly something I will never forget," McCormick recounted. "I owe a lot of gratitude to not only my staff, but also to the many customers of Ernest Tubb Record Shop. Thank you, everyone!"

During CMA Fest Ernest Tubb Record Shop will host meet and greets, artist signings and performances at 417 Broadway today through Sunday*:

Thursday, June 7
1pm Lucas Hoge
3pm Kalie Shorr
5pm Ray Scott
6pm Scott Southworth

Friday, June 8
11am Ricky Cook
12pm Tayla Lynn
1:30pm Bobby Marquez
2pm Scott Southworth
3pm Jeff Bates & David Ball
4:30pm Sylvia

Saturday, June 9
12 Midnight Charles Esten**

Sunday, June 10
2pm Hilary Williams
* more to be announced
** performing

About Ernest Tubb Record Shops:
Ernest Tubb Record Shop, open more than 70 years, is the oldest advertiser on 650 AM WSM. The store features both popular and hard-to-find selections from country, bluegrass and gospel music. The Ernest Tubb Midnite Jamboree, founded by Mr. Tubb in 1947 at the original Ernest Tubb Record Shop on Broadway in downtown Nashville, is the second-longest running radio show in history. Heard weekly at Midnight (CT) on WSM, the show is currently recorded from the Texas Troubadour Theatre (2416 Music Valley Drive) at 10pm every Saturday night.

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