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1. Johnny Cash Johnny Cash Soundtrack, Django Unchained Johnny Cash was born February 26, 1932, in Kingsland, Arkansas, to Carrie Cash (Rivers) and Raymond Cash. He made his first single, "Hey Porter", for Sun Records in 1955. In 1958 he moved to Columbia Records. He had long periods of drug abuse during the 1960s, but later that decade he successfully fought his addiction with the help of singer June Carter Cash...
2. Jerry Reed Jerry Reed Actor, Smokey and the Bandit Tall, blond haired country & western singer / songwriter from Atlanta Georgia, who usually appears in films portraying good humored Southern type characters. Reed was already writing and singing music in high school, and was signed by Capitol Records to a three-year contract in 1955. However, in 1958...
3. Fred Dalton Thompson Fred Dalton Thompson Actor, Sinister
4. George Lindsey George Lindsey Actor, The Andy Griffith Show George Lindsey quickly became an icon on television in the 1960's playing the part of 'Goober Pyle" on the "Andy Griffith Show". He replaced Jim Nabors who portrayed "Gomer Pyle" who ran the "fillin station" on "The Andy Griffith Show". As Jim Nabors was tapped for his own show "Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C."...
5. June Carter Cash June Carter Cash Soundtrack, Walk the Line
6. Tex Ritter Tex Ritter Soundtrack, High Noon
7. Sheb Wooley Sheb Wooley Actor, Rawhide American character actor in many Westerns, Sheb Wooley was also a figure in country-western music. Born and raised in Oklahoma, he spent his youth as a cowhand. His musical ability led to radio and subsequently film work. He played minor supporting roles for a dozen years starting in 1950, including one of the Frank Miller gang in High Noon...
8. Minnie Pearl Minnie Pearl Self, Hee Haw Sarah Colley studied dramatics in Belmont College in Nashville, intending to be a serious actress, but while touring with an Atlanta company, she created the Minnie Pearl character that became her life's work. Her first Grand Old Opry appearance was on the radio show in 1940, followed by 27 years of touring...
9. Grandpa Jones Grandpa Jones Self, Hee Haw
10. Marty Robbins Marty Robbins Soundtrack, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy He is known for many styles of music - pure honky-tonk, rockabilly, gospel, straight-ahead pop, blues and Hawaiian. But fans remember Marty Robbins best for his cowboy songs. Songs like "Big Iron", "Running Gun", "The Hanging Tree" and of course "El Paso" established Robbins as the master of the style of country music...
11. Charles Watts Charles Watts Actor, An Affair to Remember
12. Tammy Wynette Tammy Wynette Soundtrack, Sleepless in Seattle Tammy once said: "I spent 15 minutes writing ["Stand by Your Man"], and a lifetime defending it". She was born Virginia Wynette Pugh on May 5, 1942, on her grandfather's cotton farm in Itawamba County, Mississippi. Tammy picked cotton as a child, and as a young woman worked as a waitress, a doctor's receptionist...
13. Archie Campbell Archie Campbell Writer, Hee Haw
14. Jim Hager Jim Hager Self, Hee Haw
15. George Jones George Jones Soundtrack, Crazy Heart
16. Leon Russell Leon Russell Soundtrack, The Kids Are All Right
17. Jon Hager Jon Hager Self, Hee Haw
18. J. Karen Thomas J. Karen Thomas Actress, Boulevard
19. Eddie Rabbitt Eddie Rabbitt Soundtrack, Everybody Wants Some!! Country singer, songwriter & guitarist Edward Thomas Rabbitt was born on a holiday, of Thanksgiving, on Thursday, November 27th, 1941, {the fourth Thursday,of November}, to Irish immigrant parents in Brooklyn, New York. Rabbitt was raised in East Orange, New Jersey. Eddie recorded songs for the labels 20th Century Records and Columbia Records in the 1960 decade...
20. Dottie West Dottie West Self, Full Circle Dottie West was one of country music's greatest female stars for 30 years. Her career began in 1959 when she made her first recording for Starday Records. She first made the national charts in 1963 and the following year had a blockbuster country hit with "Here Comes My Baby Back Again" which would earn her the Best Country Female Vocal Grammy Award...
21. Lynn Anderson Lynn Anderson Soundtrack, Zodiac Lynn Rene Anderson was a multi-award-winning American country music singer known for a string of hits throughout the 1970s and 1980s, most notably her country-pop, worldwide mega-hit "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden". She had charted 11 No. 1, 18 Top-10, and more than 50 Top-40 hits. Anderson's...
22. Skeeter Davis Skeeter Davis Soundtrack, Girl, Interrupted Skeeter Davis was one of the first female vocalists to become a top level star in the country music field. Born Mary Frances Penick on December 30, 1931, Davis began performing in her native Kentucky as part of a duet with high school friend Betty Jack Davis in 1949. The teenagers, dubbed The Davis Sisters...
23. Keith Whitley Keith Whitley Soundtrack, The Blob Jessie Keith Whitley was born July 1, 1955, in Sandy Hook, Kentucky. Learning to play guitar at age 6, he appeared on Buddy Starcher's regional TV show at age 8 and formed a bluegrass band with his friend Ricky Skaggs a few years later. When they were 15, Skaggs and Whitley were asked to play a local show when Ralph Stanley's entourage was running late...
24. Roy Acuff Roy Acuff Soundtrack, Surf's Up
25. Doug Dillard Doug Dillard Actor, Popeye Banjoist (The Dillards), composer and musician often seen on television and heard on records. Educated in college, and a member of ASCAP since 1963, he composed the popular songs "Doug's Tune" and "Hickory Holler". His chief musical collaborators have included Dean Webb, Mitchell Jayne, and Rodney Dillard.
26. Chet Atkins Chet Atkins Soundtrack, Michael Chet Atkins was an A&R (artist and repertoire) executive for RCA Victor Records from 1958 until 1974, producing recordings for such artists as Elvis Presley, Bobby Bare, Eddy Arnold, Jim Reeves, Skeeter Davis, Waylon Jennings, Duane Eddy, The Browns, Charley Pride, Hank Snow and The Everly Brothers...
27. Tommy Boyce Tommy Boyce Music Department, Three's a Crowd It's estimated that Tommy Boyce's solo compositions and collaborative efforts have produced record sales over and above 85 million. Tommy and his partner Bobby Hart wrote the theme to Days of Our Lives and hits for guys like Andy Williams, Dean Martin, The Animals and Del Shannon in addition to scores and songs for television and films...
28. Eddy Arnold Eddy Arnold Soundtrack, Ray
29. Johnny PayCheck Johnny PayCheck Soundtrack, Grand Theft Auto V To many of his fans, country music singer Johnny PayCheck was the epitome of the hell-raising outlaw singer. He was known as much for his string of classic country hits as he was for his scrapes with the law. Born Donald Eugene Lytle on May 31, 1938, in Greenfield, Ohio, PayCheck began his career playing in backing bands for George Jones...
30. Glenn Yarbrough Glenn Yarbrough Music Department, The Hobbit
31. Porter Wagoner Porter Wagoner Self, The Porter Wagoner Show
32. Audrey Williams Audrey Williams Composer, Second Fiddle to a Steel Guitar
33. Sonny James Sonny James Soundtrack, Slap Shot
34. Tug McGraw Tug McGraw Self, 100 Years of the World Series
35. Alvin C. York Alvin C. York Writer, Sergeant York Alvin Cullum York was born in rural Pall Mall, Tennessee. Raised in the mountains, he learned to shoot guns when he was just a boy, becoming an expert with both a pistol and rifle before his teens. Under the influence of his high school girlfriend--and his future wife--Gracie Williams, he also became a devout born-again Christian and gave up the drinking...
36. Lester Flatt Lester Flatt Music Department, The Beverly Hillbillies
37. Snooky Lanson Snooky Lanson Self, Your Hit Parade
38. Andrew Dorff Andrew Dorff Soundtrack, Wheeler
39. Earl Scruggs Earl Scruggs Music Department, The Beverly Hillbillies
40. Faron Young Faron Young Soundtrack, Walk the Line
41. Ben Speer Ben Speer Director, A Christmas Homecoming
42. John Furlong John Furlong Actor, Vampires
43. Teddy Wilburn Teddy Wilburn Soundtrack, Northfork
44. Ernest Tubb Ernest Tubb Soundtrack, Walk the Line
45. John Hartford John Hartford Thanks, O Brother, Where Art Thou?
46. Little Jimmy Dickens Little Jimmy Dickens Soundtrack, More American Graffiti
47. Charlie Dick Charlie Dick Actor, Daddy Knows Best
48. Scotty Moore Scotty Moore Soundtrack, The Departed
49. Mae Boren Axton Mae Boren Axton Soundtrack, Cast Away
50. Don Gibson Don Gibson Soundtrack, The Departed
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