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1936 in country music

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This is a list of notable events in country music that took place in the year 1936.

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Top hits of the year

  • "Steel Guitar Rag" - Bob Wills
  • "Jealous Hearted Blues"- The Carter Family
  • Births

  • January 2 - Roger Miller, singer-songwriter best known for honky-tonk novelty songs, and the non-novelty "King of the Road" (died 1992).
  • March 9 - Mickey Gilley, pianist and nightclub owner who enjoyed success throughout the 1970s and 1980s; cousin of Jerry Lee Lewis and Jimmy Swaggart.
  • April 22 - Glen Campbell, pop-country singer and guitarist, host of The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour.
  • May 25 - Tom T. Hall, singer-songwriter who became known as "The Storyteller."
  • June 22 - Kris Kristofferson, singer-songwriter and actor who grew to fame in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
  • July 24 - Max D. Barnes, songwriter and record producer whose peak came in the 1980s and early 1990s (died 2004)
  • November 5 - Billy Sherrill, record producer for numerous acts in the 1960s through 1980s, most famously Tammy Wynette. (died 2015)
  • References

    1936 in country music Wikipedia


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