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  • Oct 28, 1917
    Bill Bolick is born in Hickory, North Carolina. With younger brother Earl Bolick, he forms The Blue Sky Boys, who begin recording in 1935 and maintain an influential career into the 1960s
    Dec 16, 1917
    Guitarist Jack Rivers is born. He contributes to Hank Thompson's first hit, "Humpty Dumpty Heart," and appears on a number of Johnny Bond successes
    Dec 20, 1917
    Fiddler Charles "Skeeter" Willis is born in Coalton, Oklahoma. With brothers Guy and Vic, he forms The Willis Brothers, who back Hank Williams and Eddy Arnold on their way to a lengthy membership in the Grand Ole Opry
    Feb 11, 1918
    Publishing executive Wesley Rose is born in Chicago. The son of Acuff-Rose Music founder Fred Rose, he joins the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1986, after playing a role in the careers of The Everly Brothers, Hank Williams and Marty Robbins
    Nov 10, 1918
    Future songwriter Hoagy Carmichael is inducted into the Army. His credits eventually include "Georgia On My Mind," a country hit for Willie Nelson
    Mar 9, 1919
    Guitarist Cleo Davis is born. He's the first musician Bill Monroe hires, in August 1938, when he assembles his Blue Grass Boys
    Nov 15, 1919
    Dave "Dad" Carter, of the Southern gospel group The Chuck Wagon Gang, and wife Carrie welcome a son, Eddie Carter
    Nov 16, 1919
    Earl Bolick is born in Hickory, North Carolina. Along with older brother Bill, he creates The Blue Sky Boys, whose country ballads and gospel tunes use strong genetic harmonies during the height of their career, from 1935 until semi-retirement in 1951
    Dec 12, 1919
    Songwriter Cole Porter marries Linda Lee Thomas. While his material finds its greatest acceptance on Broadway, in films, and in the hands of pop singers, Porter also writes the Gene Autry country hit "Don't Fence Me In"
    Feb 13, 1920
    Songwriter Boudleaux Bryant is born in Shellman, Georgia. Bryant writes such classics as "Wake Up Little Susie" and "Bye Bye Love" with wife Felice. The couple's son, Del Bryant, goes on to write Billy "Crash" Craddock's "I Cheated On A Good Woman's Love"

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