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  • Jun 8, 1916
    Vocalist and guitarist Adolph Hofner is born in Moulton, Texas. Influenced by Milton Brown & His Musical Brownies, he becomes a pioneering figure in the growth of western swing, co-founding The Oklahoma Playboys with Jimmie Revard in 1935
    Jun 17, 1916
    Songwriter Terry Gilkyson is born in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. He writes Tennessee Ernie Ford's 1950 hit "The Cry Of The Wild Goose"
    Jun 20, 1916
    David Myrick--a.k.a. T. Texas Tyler--is born in Mena, Arkansas. Best known for his recitation "Deck Of Cards," he earns seven hits from 1946-1954, including "Filipino Baby" and "My Bucket's Got A Hole In It," before a marijuana arrest derails his career
    Jun 22, 1916
    Fiddlin' John Carson's two-year hitch with the National Guard ends with a discharge
    Jun 29, 1916
    Guitarist Porky Freeman is born in Vera Cruz, Missouri. He appears on the Jack Guthrie hit "Oklahoma Hills"

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