1928 in country music
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This is a list of notable events in country music that took place in the year 1928.
- "The first edition of Bradley Kincaid's 1928 songbook called My Favorite Mountain Ballads sold more than 100,000 copies;
Top hits of the year
- "Blue Yodel (T for Texas)" – Jimmie Rodgers
- "Blue Yodel No. 3" – Jimmie Rodgers
- "Brakeman's Blues" – Jimmie Rodgers
- "Bury Me Under the Weeping Willow" – Carter Family
- "Hallelujah, I'm a Bum" – Vernon Dalhart
- "In the Jailhouse Now" – Jimmie Rodgers
- "Keep on the Sunny Side" – Carter Family
- "A Memory That Time Cannot Erase" – Vernon Dalhart and Carson Robison
- "My Blue Ridge Mountain Home" – Vernon Dalhart and Carson Robison
- "The Soldier's Sweetheart" – Jimmie Rodgers
- "Wildwood Flower" – Carter Family
- March 31 – Lefty Frizzell, honky-tonk singer-songwriter (died 1975).
- April 3 – Don Gibson, singer-songwriter who rose to fame in the late 1950s through late 1970s (died 2003).
- May 3 – Dave Dudley, singer best known for his truck-driving anthems ("Six Days on the Road") (died 2003).
- August 10 – Jimmy Dean, singer-songwriter best known for "Big Bad John" and other 1960s ballads; television host and businessman/founder of eponymously named sausage company (died 2010).
- December 17 – George Lindsey, comedian-actor who played Goober Pyle on television's The Andy Griffith Show and Hee Haw (died 2012).
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- 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.
1. ^ a b c d e f Bradley Kincaid, Nashville Songwriters Foundation Hall of Fame. Accessed 25 August 2007.