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  • Jul 1, 1928
    Alice Harper is born in Winnsboro, Texas. As an adult, she marries Lefty Frizzell, inspiring his classic "I Love You A Thousand Ways"
    Jul 4, 1928
    Jimmie Rodgers has a Fourth of July picnic on the Potomac River in Washington, D.C., aboard a $25,000 yacht owned by pop singer Gene Austin
    Jul 5, 1928
    Mitch Jayne is born in Hammond, Indiana. He plays bass for The Dillards, a bluegrass band that influences The Eagles and gains attention in its recurring role as The Darlings on "The Andy Griffith Show"
    Jul 6, 1928
    Wallace Lewis is born in Lincolnton, Georgia. He joins the bluegrass-gospel act The Lewis Family. Their record "His Blood Now Covers My Sin" ranks among country's 500 greatest singles in the Country Music Foundation's "Heartaches By The Number"
    Jul 7, 1928
    Tenor Dave Mahoney is born in Chester, Pennsylvania. As a member of The Four Aces, he appears on one of several 1954 versions of the pop hit "Mister Sandman." Emmylou Harris offers a new version of the song for country fans in 1981
    Jul 7, 1928
    Bob Nolan, destined to membership in The Sons Of The Pioneers, marries Pearl Fields in Tucson, Arizona
    Jul 12, 1928
    Barbara Cowsill is born in Cranston, Rhode Island. She rounds up six of her children to form The Cowsills, a 1960s pop group that inspires the TV series "The Partridge Family." One of The Cowsills' songs, "Indian Lake," is remade by Freddy Weller for the country market
    Jul 21, 1928
    Bass player Junior Huskey is born in Knoxville, Tennessee. His credits include work with Waylon Jennings, George Jones, Tammy Wynette and Loretta Lynn
    Jul 25, 1928
    Uncle Dave Macon records "Buddy Won't You Roll Down The Line" in Chicago. The song appears on the 1952 Smithsonian album "Anthology Of American Folk Music"
    Jul 26, 1928
    Uncle Dave Macon & Sam McGee record "Comin' Round The Mountain" in Chicago. The cut will be used in the second episode of the 2019 PBS series "Country Music: A Film By Ken Burns"

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