Personalities | Hank Snow | War Years | Country

(Vocals, 1914–99)

This Nova Scotia-born singer was one of country music’s most popular figures in the 1950s and 1960s, and a Grand Ole Opry headliner for a half century. He recorded over 100 albums and had nearly as many chart singles. For more than a decade he recorded for the Canadian Bluebird label before breaking through in the USA in the early 1950s with hits like ‘I’m Moving On’ (1950), ‘The Golden Rocket’ (1950) and ‘The Rhumba Boogie’ (1951).

Styles & Forms | War Years | Country
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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Music, consultant editor Bob Allen


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