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Encyclopedia > 1957 in country music

See also: 1956 in country music, 1957 in music, other events of 1957, 1958 in country music, 1950s in music and the List of years in Country Music See also: 1955 in country music, 1956 in music, other events of 1956, 1957 in country music, 1950s in music and the List of years in Country Music // Events Top Hits of the Year No. ... See also: 1956 in music, other events of 1957, 1958 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events Pat Boone stars in his first two Hollywood motion pictures: Bernadine and April Love Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Será, Será), from 1956s Alfred Hitchcock... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... // 1950 in music Music of Afghanistan The beginning of radio broadcasting leads to the beginning of Afghan popular music Music of Argentina Astor Piazzolla begins to fuse traditional tango music with jazz and classical music Music of Algeria Rai singers like Bellemou Messaoud add violin, accordion and other western influences... This page indexes the individual year in country music pages. ...

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Events

  • June 24 - Billboard magazine terminates its "Most Played C&W in Juke Boxes" chart, leaving just the "Most Played C&W by Jockeys" and "C&W Best Sellers in Stores" charts to gauge a song's popularity.

June 24 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 190 days remaining. ... An example of a Billboard Magazine. ...

Top hits of the year

Number one hits

(As certified by Billboard magazine) An example of a Billboard Magazine. ...

Note: Several songs were simultaneous No. 1 hits on the separate "Most Played C&W in Juke Boxes," "Most Played C&W by Jockeys" and "C&W Best Sellers in Stores" charts.

February 2 is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... March 2 is the 61st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (62nd in leap years). ... Johnny Cash (February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was a vastly influential American country music and rock music singer, guitarist and songwriter and the husband of June Carter Cash. ... April 6 is the 96th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (97th in leap years). ... Ferlin Husky (born December 3, 1927 in Flat River, Missouri) is an American singer who has become well-known as a country-pop chart-topper under various names, including Terry Preston and Simon Crum. ... May 13 is the 133rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (134th in leap years). ... Elvis redirects here. ... May 20 is the 140th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (141st in leap years). ... Marty Robbins, (September 26, 1925 - December 8, 1982), was an American Country & Western Hall of Fame musican and a talented NASCAR race car driver. ... May 20 is the 140th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (141st in leap years). ... Webb Pierce (born August 8, 1921 - died February 24, 1991), was an American country music singer. ... May 27 is the 147th day (148th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 218 days remaining. ... Jim Reeves Jim Reeves is also the name of a competitive eater. ... July 15 is the 196th day (197th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 169 days remaining. ... Don (born February 1, 1937 in Brownie, a small coal-mining town (now defunct) near Central City, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky) and Phil Everly (born January 18, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois) are country-influenced rock and roll performers who had their greatest success in the 1950s. ... August 5 is the 217th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (218th in leap years), with 148 days remaining. ... Elvis redirects here. ... September 9 is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years). ... Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935 in Ferriday, Louisiana ) is an American rock and roll and country music singer, songwriter, and pianist. ... September 16 is the 259th day of the year (260th in leap years). ... Bobby Helms (born August 15, 1933 in Bloomington, Indiana; died June 19, 1997) is an American singer who enjoyed his peak success in 1957. ... September 16 is the 259th day of the year (260th in leap years). ... Ray Price (born January 12, 1926), is an American country and western singer. ... October 14 is the 287th day of the year (288th in Leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Don (born February 1, 1937 in Brownie, a small coal-mining town (now defunct) near Central City, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky) and Phil Everly (born January 18, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois) are country-influenced rock and roll performers who had their greatest success in the 1950s. ... December 2 is the 336th day (337th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Elvis redirects here. ... December 9 is the 343rd day (344th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Bobby Helms (born August 15, 1933 in Bloomington, Indiana; died June 19, 1997) is an American singer who enjoyed his peak success in 1957. ...

Other major hits

Jim Reeves Jim Reeves is also the name of a competitive eater. ... Leroy Van Dyke (October 4, 1929) is billed as The worlds most famous auctioneer. ... Webb Pierce (born August 8, 1921 - died February 24, 1991), was an American country music singer. ... George Jones See also George Jones (disambiguation) for other people with similar names. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Hank Locklin album Hank Locklin (born February 15, 1918 in McLellan, Florida) is a American country music singer and songwriter. ... Webb Pierce (born August 8, 1921 - died February 24, 1991), was an American country music singer. ... Johnny Cash (February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was a vastly influential American country music and rock music singer, guitarist and songwriter and the husband of June Carter Cash. ... James Frederick Rodgers (born September 18, 1933) is sometimes classed as a rock and roll singer, but his style was more typical of traditional pop music. ... Faron Young (born February 25, 1932 near Shreveport, Louisiana, died December 10, 1996) was an American country music singer. ... John Gale Johnny Horton (April 30, 1925–November 5, 1960) was an American country music singer. ... Webb Pierce (born August 8, 1921 - died February 24, 1991), was an American country music singer. ... James Frederick Rodgers (born September 18, 1933) is sometimes classed as a rock and roll singer, but his style was more typical of traditional pop music. ... Marty Robbins, (September 26, 1925 - December 8, 1982), was an American Country & Western Hall of Fame musican and a talented NASCAR race car driver. ... Webb Pierce (born August 8, 1921 - died February 24, 1991), was an American country music singer. ... Ernest Dale Tubb (February 9, 1914 - September 6, 1984), nicknamed the Texas Troubadour, was an American singer and songwriter and one of the pioneers of country music. ... Clarence Eugene Snow (May 9, 1914 – December 20, 1999), better known as Hank Snow, was a Hall of Fame country music singer and songwriter. ... Johnny Cash (February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was a vastly influential American country music and rock music singer, guitarist and songwriter and the husband of June Carter Cash. ... Webb Pierce (born August 8, 1921 - died February 24, 1991), was an American country music singer. ... Kitty Wells Kitty Wells (born Muriel Deason on August 30, 1919) is an American country musician from Nashville, Tennessee, known from about 1955 as the Queen of Country Music. ... Elvis redirects here. ... Kitty Wells Kitty Wells (born Muriel Deason on August 30, 1919) is an American country musician from Nashville, Tennessee, known from about 1955 as the Queen of Country Music. ... Clarence Eugene Snow (May 9, 1914 – December 20, 1999), better known as Hank Snow, was a Hall of Fame country music singer and songwriter. ... Clarence Eugene Snow (May 9, 1914 – December 20, 1999), better known as Hank Snow, was a Hall of Fame country music singer and songwriter. ... Kitty Wells Kitty Wells (born Muriel Deason on August 30, 1919) is an American country musician from Nashville, Tennessee, known from about 1955 as the Queen of Country Music. ... Elvis redirects here. ... Johnny Cash (February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was a vastly influential American country music and rock music singer, guitarist and songwriter and the husband of June Carter Cash. ... Patsy Cline Patsy Cline (September 8, 1932 – March 5, 1963) was an American country music singer. ... John Gale Johnny Horton (April 30, 1925–November 5, 1960) was an American country music singer. ... George Jones See also George Jones (disambiguation) for other people with similar names. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...

Top new album releases

  • Johnny Cash With His Hot and Blue Guitar -- Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash (February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was a vastly influential American country music and rock music singer, guitarist and songwriter and the husband of June Carter Cash. ...

Births

January 4 is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section contains information that has not been verified and thus might not be reliable. ... MacGyver - 1980s hero The 1980s decade refers to the years from 1980 to 1989, inclusive. ... The 1990s decade refers to the years from 1990 to 1999, inclusive. ... April 12 is the 102nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (103rd in leap years). ... Vince Gill Vince Gill (born April 12, 1957) is an American country music musician, songwriter, and singer. ... July 24 is the 205th day (206th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 160 days remaining. ... Pam Tillis (born July 24, 1957 in Plant City, Florida) is an American country music singer and actress. ... Mel Tillis (born Lonnie Melvin Tillis on August 8th, 1932 in Tampa, Florida) is a country music singer/songwriter, and actor. ... August 22 is the 234th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (235th in leap years), with 131 days remaining. ... Holly Dunn was a country music artist in the late 1980s and early 1990s, who first found fame with the release of her 1986 hit Daddys Hands from her self-titled début album. ... November 1 is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 60 days remaining. ... Lyle Lovett, from the cover of 1996s The Road to Ensenada Lyle Lovett (born in Klein, Texas on November 1, 1957) is an American singer-songwriter. ...

Deaths

  • March 24 - Carson Robison, 66, early C&W signer-songwriter.

March 24 is the 83rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (84th in Leap years). ...

Further reading

  • Kingsbury, Paul, "The Grand Ole Opry: History of Country Music. 70 Years of the Songs, the Stars and the Stories," Villard Books, Random House; Opryland USA, 1995
  • 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.

The International Standard Book Number, or ISBN (sometimes pronounced is-ben), is a unique identifier for books, intended to be used commercially. ...

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