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Fred Rose

“Name me personally a melody that everybody has learned/And I’ll bet you it belongs to Acuff-Rose” sings Uncle Tupelo’s Jeff Tweedy in his 1994 tribute “Acuff-Rose,” and it’s really not much of the overstatement. In tandem with posting partner Roy Acuff, composer Fred Rose added a few of the most …

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Carl Butler

Blessed in Knoxville, TN, on June 2, 1924, Carl Butler blended the favorite honky tonk design prevalent within the ’50s using the hill tranquility of his Tennessee upbringing. Though his early recordings had been being a single act, the majority of his well-known materials was performed along with his songwriting …

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Ferlin Husky

Ferlin Husky had three independent careers. From the three, the very best known is definitely his country-pop profession, which brought him to the very best of the graphs in the past due ’50s, but he was also called a honky tonk vocalist known as Terry Preston along with a nation …

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Charley Pride

With 36 number 1 hits under his belt, Charley Satisfaction, who’s black, has helped prove how little competition matters to nearly all country music fans. It’s used quite a while to comprehend that, though. His initial one, “Snakes Crawl during the night,” premiered without promotion photos, as some on the …

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Doug Kershaw

1969 was a pivotal year within the musical career of Doug Kershaw (born Douglas Adam Kershaw). An appearance in the leading broadcast from the Johnny Cash Present, on June 7, brought him to the eye of his largest market and resulted in a agreement with Warner Brothers/Seven Arts. 8 weeks …

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Carl Smith

Referred to as Mr. Nation, Carl Smith was perhaps one of the most well-known honky tonkers from the ’50s, accumulating over 30 TOP hits during the period of the 10 years. Smith was also in a position to maintain that popularity in to the past due ’70s, where time he …

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The Dixon Brothers

As tough because the life of a specialist musician will need to have experienced the ’30s, the plight of the Carolina millworker was even worse. This was the backdrop that Dorsey and Howard Dixon had been born into, because they and their family members all worked within the mills of …

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Freddy Weller

Guitarist and songwriter Freddy Weller had an effective behind-the-scenes profession in pop/rock and roll before finding single success like a nation vocalist. Given birth to Wilton Frederick Weller in Atlanta in 1947, he began playing both banjo and mandolin at age group eight and quickly shifted to your guitar aswell. …

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Roger Miller

Roger Miller is most beneficial known for his humorous novelty tunes, which overshadow his considerable songwriting skills in addition to his hardcore honky tonk origins. After writing strikes for several artists within the ’50s, Miller racked up several hits through the ’60s which became not merely nation classics, but well-known …

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Kasey Anderson

Along with his world-weary voice and gritty, narrative-driven songs, Kasey Anderson has drawn comparisons to Americana and alt-country artists like Steve Earle, Tom Waits, Nebraska-era Bruce Springsteen, and Ryan Adams. Jumping between your folk moments of Bellingham, WA, and Portland, OR, Anderson has turned into a regional favorite and it …

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