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"My Happiness" is a popular and country music song. Popular music is music belonging to any of a number of musical styles that are accessible to the general public and mostly distributed commercially. ... Country music, formerly called country and western music or country-western, is an amalgam of popular musical forms developed in the southern United States, with roots in traditional folk music, spirituals, and the blues. ...


It was written by Betty Peterson and Borney Bergantine in 1933. The song was most popular in 1948, with a number of hit versions, the biggest of which was by Jon and Sondra Steele, with major hits as well for The Pied Pipers and Ella Fitzgerald. It has been revived a number of times since, with a major hit version (#2 on the Billboard chart) being Connie Francis' in 1959. It is also recognized as the very first song ever recorded by Elvis Presley in 1953. See also: 1932 in music, other events of 1933, 1934 in music and the list of years in music. // Events January 23 - Béla Bartóks is premiered in Frankfurt National Association for American Composers and Conductors is founded by Henry Hadley. ... See also: 1947 in music, other events of 1948, 1949 in music and the list of years in music. // Events Aldeburgh Festival is founded by Benjamin Britten, Eric Crozier and Peter Pears. ... The Pied Pipers were a popular singing group in the late 1930s and 1940s. ... Ella Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 – June 15, 1996), also known as Lady Ella, was one of the most important jazz singers, and the winner of thirteen Grammy Awards. ... An example of a Billboard Magazine. ... Connie Francis MGM LP record, 1961 Connie Francis (December 12, 1938 - June 17, 2005) in Newark, New Jersey) is an American singer. ... See also: 1958 in music, other events of 1959, 1960 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 22 - Buddy Holly records some acoustic demos in his New York City apartment. ... Elvis Presley Elvis Aron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), also known as The King of Rock and Roll or The King, was an American singer and actor. ... 1953 is a common year starting on Thursday. ...


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Pat Boone Pat Boone (born June 1, 1934) is a singer whose smooth style made him one of the most popular performers of the 1950s and 1960s. ... Fats Domino Fats Domino, born Antoine Dominique (born February 26, 1928 in New Orleans, Louisiana), is a classic R&B and rock and roll singer, songwriter, and pianist. ... Ella Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 – June 15, 1996), also known as Lady Ella, was one of the most important jazz singers, and the winner of thirteen Grammy Awards. ... See also: 1947 in music, other events of 1948, 1949 in music and the list of years in music. // Events Aldeburgh Festival is founded by Benjamin Britten, Eric Crozier and Peter Pears. ... Connie Francis MGM LP record, 1961 Connie Francis (December 12, 1938 - June 17, 2005) in Newark, New Jersey) is an American singer. ... See also: 1958 in music, other events of 1959, 1960 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 22 - Buddy Holly records some acoustic demos in his New York City apartment. ... Frank Ifield (born November 13, 1937) is an English easy listening country music singer. ... See also: 1947 in music, other events of 1948, 1949 in music and the list of years in music. // Events Aldeburgh Festival is founded by Benjamin Britten, Eric Crozier and Peter Pears. ... See also: 1947 in music, other events of 1948, 1949 in music and the list of years in music. // Events Aldeburgh Festival is founded by Benjamin Britten, Eric Crozier and Peter Pears. ... The McGuire Sisters The McGuire Sisters were a singing trio in American popular music. ... See also: 1965 in music, other events of 1966, 1967 in music, 1960s in music and the list of years in music Hot_100_No. ... See also: 1952 in music, other events of 1953, 1954 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events Arthur Bliss replaces Arnold Bax as Master of the Queens Musick. ... The Pied Pipers were a popular singing group in the late 1930s and 1940s. ... See also: 1947 in music, other events of 1948, 1949 in music and the list of years in music. // Events Aldeburgh Festival is founded by Benjamin Britten, Eric Crozier and Peter Pears. ... Elvis Presley Elvis Aron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), also known as The King of Rock and Roll or The King, was an American singer and actor. ... See also: 1952 in music, other events of 1953, 1954 in music, 1950s in music and the list of years in music // Events Arthur Bliss replaces Arnold Bax as Master of the Queens Musick. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... 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... Marty Robbins, (September 26, 1925 - December 8, 1982), born Martin David Robinson near Glendale, Arizona, served in the United States Navy during World War II and went on to become an immensely popular singing star of the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee and a talented NASCAR race car driver. ... Old Blue Eyes belts one out Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer who is considered one of the finest vocalists of all time, renowned for his impeccable phrasing and timing. ... Clarence Eugene Snow (May 9, 1914 – December 20, 1999), better known as Hank Snow, was a country singer. ... See also: 1947 in music, other events of 1948, 1949 in music and the list of years in music. // Events Aldeburgh Festival is founded by Benjamin Britten, Eric Crozier and Peter Pears. ... 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. ... See also: 1966 in music, other events of 1967, 1968 in music, 1960s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 15 - The Rolling Stones appear on The Ed Sullivan Show. ... Andy Williams This page is about the singer. ...

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My Antonia is an ideal book to introduce to high school students because it deals with the great variety of people from other countries who were confronted simultaneously with the creation of new lives and a new country.
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