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They’ve Gone Country!

Country Long Plays from the the great Classic Country artists

Roy Acuff

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Roy Acuff was born in September of 1903 in Maynardville, Tennessee Roy Claxton Acuff and died on November 23rd, 1992 a the age of 89.  Also known as “The King of Country Music”

Biggest Hit: “I’ll Forgive You But I Can’t Forget” 1944 – Number 3 Country/Number 21 Pop

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Rex Allen

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Rex Allen was born in December of 1920 in Wilcox, Arizona Rex Elvie Allen.  He was killed in a an automotive accident on December 17th, 1999 at age 78.

Biggest Hit: “Don’t Go Near the Indians” 1962 – Number 4 Country/Number 17 Pop

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Bill Anderson

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Bill Anderson was born in November of 1937 in Columbia, South Carolina James William Anderson.

Biggest Hit: “Mama Sang a Song” 1962 –  tied with “Still” 1963 – Both charted Number 1 Country/Number 89 and 8 Pop

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Liz Anderson

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Liz Anderson was born in January of 1927 in Roseau, Minnesota Elizabeth Jane Anderson.  She died on October 31st, 2011 at age 84.

Biggest Hit: “Mama Spank” 1967 – Number 5 Country

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Lynn Anderson

Lynn Anderson was born in September of 1947 in Grand Forks, North Dakota, Lynn Rene Anderson.  She died on July 30th, 2015 at age 67.

Biggest Hit: “Rose Garden” 1970 – Number 1 Country/Number 3 Pop

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Eddy Arnold

Eddy Arnold was born in May of 1918 in Henderson, Tennessee Richard Edward Arnold – known as the “Tennessee Plowboy”.  Arnold was one of the most successful recording artists of all time.  He had 28 number 1 country hits.

Biggest Hit: “I’ll Hold You In My Heart” 1947 – Number 1 Country (27 weeks at top spot)

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Ernest Ashworth

Ernest Ashworth was born in December of 1928 in Huntsville, Alabama Ernest Bert Ashworth.  He died on March 2nd, 2009 at age 80.

Biggest Hit: “Talk Back Trembling Lips” 1963 – #1 Country/#101 Pop (song written by John D. Loudermilk and recorded Pop by Johnny Tillotson – which did not chart Country.

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Chet Atkins

Chet Atkins was born in June of 1924 in Luttrell, Tennessee Chester Burton Atkins – He died on June 30th, 2001 at age 77.

Biggest Hit: “Yakety Axe” 1965 – Number 4 Country/Number 101 Pop

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Gene Autry

Gene Autry was born in September of 1907 in Tioga, Texas Orvon Grover Autry.  He was known as “The Singing Cowboy” – Autry died on October 2nd, 1998 at age 91.

Biggest Hit: “All Mail Call Today” 1945 – Number 1 Country (His “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer” charted on the Pop charts in 1949 #1.

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Hoyt Axton
Horizon – Thunder ‘N Lightnin’ – 1963 &
Vee Jay – The Best of Hoyt Axton – 1964

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Bobby Bare
RCA Victor – 500 Miles Away From Home – 1963

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Jack Barlow
Dot – Son of the South – 1969

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Bobby Barnett
Sims – At The World Famous Crystal Palace – 1964

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Molly Bee
MGM – It’s Great – It’s Molly Bee – 1965 &
MGM – Swingin’ Country – 1967

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Carl Belew
Avon – Carl Belew – 1964

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The Blue Boys
RCA Victor – We Remember Jim – 1965 &
RCA Victor – Hit After Hit – 1967

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Sterling Blythe
Crown – Sterling Blythe Sings – 1960 &
Night at the Showboat with Sterling Blythe – 1961

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Calvin Boles
Yucca – Country Dozen – 1966
Yucca – Nine Months To Live – 1967

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Johnny Bond
Nashville – Three Sheets to the Wind – 1964

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Margie Bowes
Decca – Today’s Country Sound – 1966

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Elton Britt
ABC Paramount – The Wandering Cowboy – 1959

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Jim Ed Brown
RCA Victor – Bottle, Bottle – 1968

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The Buckaroos
Capitol – The Buck Owens Song Book – 1967

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Wilma Burgess
Decca – Don’t Touch Me – 1966

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Carl Butler
Columbia – The Great Carl Butler Sings – 1966

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Carl & Pearl Butler
Columbia – Loving Arms – 1964

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Glen Campbell
Capitol – Summer, Winter, Spring and Fall Heartaches Can Be Fun – 1964
Capitol – The 12 String Guitar of Glen Campell – 1966

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Lew Childre
Starday – Old Time Get Together – 1961

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Zeke Clements
Guest Star – The Man From Music Mountain – 1964

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Cowboy Copas
Starday – Mister Country Music – 1962
Starday – Cowboy Copas & Friends – 1964

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Jimmy Dean
Columbia – Hour of Prayer – 1957
Favorites of Jimmy Dean – 1960

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Stuart Hamblen
RCA Victor – It Is No Secret – 1956

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The Heartaches

RCA Camden – Wichita Lineman – 1969

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The Louvin Brothers
Capitol – Ira and Charlie – 1958
Capitol  – My Baby’s Gone – 1960

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Dick Miles
Capitol – The Last Goodbye – 1966

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Roger Miller
Smash – The Return of Roger Miller – 1964
Starday – Wild Child – 1965

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Charlie Monroe
Pine Mountain – Sings Again!! – 1966

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Johnny & Jonie Mosby
Harmony – Mr. and Mrs. Country Music – 1965

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Willie Nelson
Liberty – Here’s Willie Nelson – 1963
RCA Victor – Live Country Music Concert – 1966

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Doyle O’Dell
Crossroads – 1957
Sunset – Valley of Tears – 1967

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Jeannie C. Riley
Sock Soul – 1968
Things Go Better with Love – 1969

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Carl Story
Starday – Carl Story – 1959
Starday – Everybody Will Be Happy – 1961

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Merle Travis
Capitol – The Merle Travis Guitar – 1956
Capitol – Walkin’ The Strings – 1962

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Conway Twitty
Decca – Country – 1967
Decca – Darling, You Know I Wouldn’t Lie – 1969

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Leroy Van Dyke
Mercury – Walk on By – 1961}
Just a Closer Walk with Thee – 1969

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Tex Williams
Imperial – Voice of Authority – 1963
Boone – Two Sides – 1966

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Bob Wills
The Best of Bob Wills – 1963
Vocalion – Western Swing Along – 1965

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