Jack Reno

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Jack Reno
Born (1935-11-30)November 30, 1935
Origin Bloomfield, Iowa
Died November 1, 2008(2008-11-01) (aged 72)
Genres country
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 1967–1974
Labels JAB, Fono-Graf, Dot, Target, United Artists

Jack Reno (November 30, 1935 – November 1, 2008) was an American country singer.


Born in Bloomfield, Iowa, Reno appeared at the Grand Ole Opry in the 1960s and played with Waylon Jennings and Dolly Parton. He recorded seven albums and scored 12 hits on the American country music charts, including "Hitchin' a Ride", "Repeat After Me" and "I Want One".

In addition, he was a long-time country music DJ, with stints in Cincinnati, Ohio and Omaha, Nebraska.


Reno died of brain cancer on November 1, 2008 in Florence, Kentucky.[1]



Year Album US Country[2] Label
1967 Meet Jack Reno 41 JAB
1968 I Want One Dot
1969 I'm a Good Man in a Bad Frame of Mind 30
1972 Hitchin' a Ride 44 Target
1979 Interstate 7 Derbytown
1980 Hitchin' a Ride to the Country Lucky Lady
1990 Nine Stitches Eagle


Year Single US Country[2] Label
1967 "Repeat After Me" 10 Meet Jack Reno
1968 "How Sweet It Is (To Be in Love with You)" 41
"I Want One" 19 I Want One
1969 "I'm a Good Man (In a Bad Frame of Mind)" 34 I'm a Good Man in a Bad Frame of Mind
"We All Go Crazy" 22
1970 "That's the Way I See It" 67 Single only
1971 "Hitchin' a Ride" 12 Hitchin' a Ride
1972 "Heartaches by the Number" 26
"Do You Want to Dance" 38 Singles only
1973 "Beautiful Sunday" 67
1974 "Let the Four Winds Blow" 57
"Jukebox" 70


  1. ^ Obituary, Kentucky.com
  2. ^ a b Billboard, Allmusic