America's Best Loved Country Songs: An Encyclopedia of More by Dorothy Horstman

By Dorothy Horstman

Overlaying greater than 3,200 vintage state tune songs, this e-book embraces the rustic style from its earliest roots to the top of 1989. It comprises the entire recorded number-one hits from the early Nineteen Twenties besides awesome gospel songs that have develop into part of the rustic track repertory, significant mess around tunes used all through nation track historical past, and significant instrumentals, between others. each one music is documented with crucial publishing, licensing, and recording info, together with chart placements and amazing awards earned. Many entries are annotated both with comments from the songwriters or old notes via the writer.

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During the noon dinnerrests, they taught him to plunk melody from banjo and guitar. ”— Carrie Rodgers (from My Husband Jimmy Rodgers). “I wrote a special version for Bill Monroe in 1949 called ‘New Mule Skinner Blues’ for Decca. We decided to merge all versions and split the copyright. Mrs. Jimmie Rodgers ok’d this. After Bill Monroe’s record ‘New Mule Skinner Blues’ came out, artists started using lyrics from various versions, so for simplification, Peer and Carrie Rodgers ( Jimmie’s widow) and I got together and decided to call it ‘Mule Skinner Blues’ and split the royalties right down the middle, except she would retain 100 percent of Jimmie’s original record.

Licensed by: BMI. First Recorded by: Billie Jo Spears (United Artists 584) 1975. Made Famous by: Billie Jo Spears (United Artists 584) 1975. , Billie Jo Spears (United Artists 584). , Billie Jo Spears (United Artists 584). AC Action: None. No. of Artists: Four. Awards: BMI Country Award 1976. Movies: Convoy (United Artists) 1978, directed by Sam Peckinpah, starring Kris Kristofferson, Ali McGraw, and Ernest Borgnine. 212 Bless Your Heart. Music/Lyrics: Freddie Hart/Jack Lebsock. Copyright Date: 1972.

AC Action: None. No. of Artists: Five. Notes: Used by President Theodore Roosevelt as an opener for each of his political rallies (around 1916). History: Ina Ogden was born in 1877. This was the theme song of the great gospel song leader Homer Rodeheaver. The song was introduced around 1913 at a Billy Sunday Crusade in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Author Notes: “My father had been ill for some time. ”— Ina Ogden. 285 Bring It on Home to Me. Music/Lyrics: Sam Cooke. Copyright Date: 1962. Publisher: ABKCO Music, Inc.

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