1928 in country music

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This is a list of notable events in country music that took place in the year 1928.

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Events[edit]

  • "The first edition of Bradley Kincaid's 1928 songbook called My Favorite Mountain Ballads sold more than 100,000 copies;[1]

Top hits of the year[edit]

Births[edit]

  • March 31 - Lefty Frizzell, honky-tonk singer-songwriter (died 1975).
  • April 3 - Don Gibson, singer-songwriter who rose to fame in the late 1950s through late 1970s (died 2003).
  • August 10 - Jimmy Dean, singer-songwriter best known for "Big Bad John" and other 1960s ballads; television host and businessman/founder of eponymously named sausage company (died 2010).

Deaths[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Kingsbury, Paul, "Vinyl Hayride: Country Music Album Covers 1947-1989," Country Music Foundation, 2003 (ISBN 0-8118-3572-3)
  • Millard, Bob, "Country Music: 70 Years of America's Favorite Music," HarperCollins, New York, 1993 (ISBN 0-06-273244-7)
  • Whitburn, Joel. "Top Country Songs 1944-2005 - 6th Edition." 2005.

Notes[edit]

1. ^ a b c d e f Bradley Kincaid, Nashville Songwriters Foundation Hall of Fame. Accessed 25 August 2007.