America's Best Loved Country Songs: An Encyclopedia of More by Dorothy Horstman

By Dorothy Horstman

Masking greater than 3,200 vintage state tune songs, this e-book embraces the rustic style from its earliest roots to the top of 1989. It contains all the recorded number-one hits from the early Nineteen Twenties besides outstanding gospel songs that have turn into part of the rustic track repertory, significant mess around tunes used all through nation song heritage, and significant instrumentals, between others. each one tune is documented with crucial publishing, licensing, and recording info, together with chart placements and amazing awards earned. Many entries are annotated both with comments from the songwriters or old notes via the writer.

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Starday 424) 1959. , Frankie Miller, Jr. , Sleepy La Beef (Plantation 74). Pop Chart: None. AC Action: None. No. of Artists: 11. Awards: BMI Country Award 1959. Author Notes: “I didn’t grow up on a farm, nor have I ever been a farmer, but I was born and raised in the southern coastal town of Victoria, Texas, where there are many blackland farms. ”— Frankie Miller, Jr. 206 Black Mountain Rag. Music/Lyrics: Tommy Magness. Copyright Date: 1949 (as instrumental). Publisher: Acuff-Rose Music, Inc. Licensed by: BMI.

Jim Reeves (RCA 7266) 1958. Pop Chart: None. AC Action: None. No. of Artists: Four. Awards: BMI Country Award 1958. Notes: Jim Reeves named his band after this song. 224 Blue Canadian Rockies. Music/Lyrics: Cindy Walker. Copyright Date: 1950, renewed. Publisher: Golden West Melodies. Licensed by: BMI. First Recorded by: Gene Autry (Columbia 38906) 1950. Made Famous by: Gene Autry (Columbia 38906) 1950. Country Chart: None. Pop Chart: None. AC Action: None. No. of Artists: 15. Movies: Blue Canadian Rockies (Columbia) 1952, directed by George Archainbaud, starring Gene Autry, Pat Buttram, and Gail Davies.

Starday 424) 1959. , Frankie Miller, Jr. , Sleepy La Beef (Plantation 74). Pop Chart: None. AC Action: None. No. of Artists: 11. Awards: BMI Country Award 1959. Author Notes: “I didn’t grow up on a farm, nor have I ever been a farmer, but I was born and raised in the southern coastal town of Victoria, Texas, where there are many blackland farms. ”— Frankie Miller, Jr. 206 Black Mountain Rag. Music/Lyrics: Tommy Magness. Copyright Date: 1949 (as instrumental). Publisher: Acuff-Rose Music, Inc. Licensed by: BMI.

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