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.
Top hits of the year
- "Can the Circle Be Unbroken (Bye and Bye)" - Carter Family
- "I Want to be a Cowboy's Sweetheart" - Patsy Montana and the Prairie Ramblers
- "Just Because" - Shelton Brothers
- "Ole Faithful" - Gene Autry
- "St. Louis Blues" - Milton Brown and His Musical Brownies
- "Silver Haired Daddy of Mine" - Gene Autry and Jimmy Long1
- "Tumbling Tumbleweeds" - Gene Autry
- "Under the Double Eagle" - Bill Boyd and His Cowboy Ramblers
- "Nobody's Darling But Mine"- Jimmie Davis (Governor of Louisiana) 1944-1948, 1960–1964
- 1 Originally recorded in 1931, but did not become a national hit until 1935.
- January 8 - Elvis Presley, "The King" and cross-genre singer (died 1977).
- April 5 - Warner Mack, countrypolitan-styled singer-songwriter from the late 1950s through late 1960s.
- August 2 – Hank Cochran, songwriter best known for writing hits by Patsy Cline, Ray Price, Eddy Arnold and others (d. 2010).
- September 25 - Royce Kendall, father half of The Kendalls (died 1998)
- September 29 - Jerry Lee Lewis, pianist whose successfully fused honky tonk with rock music, making him one of the genre's most successful performers of the 1950s through 1980s; cousin of Mickey Gilley and Jimmy Swaggart.
- November 30 - George Richey, songwriter and record producer; husband of Tammy Wynette (died 2010).
- August 15 - Will Rogers, 55, beloved humorist who had appeal with both country and popular music audiences (plane crash).
- 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.