1935 in country music

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This is a list of notable events in country music that took place in the year 1935.

List of years in country music (table)

Top hits of the year[edit]

1 Originally recorded in 1931, but did not become a national hit until 1935.



  • August 15 - Will Rogers, 55, beloved humorist who had appeal with both country and popular music audiences (plane crash).

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.