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  • Aug 3, 1928
    Victor releases Jimmie Rodgers' "Treasures Untold" backed with "Mother Was A Lady (If Brother Jack Were Here)"
    Aug 4, 1928
    Jimmie Rodgers has his first major engagement, headlining a week of shows at The Earle, a Washington, D.C., theater
    Aug 6, 1928
    Guitarist Bobby Sykes is born in Henry County, Tennessee. A member of Marty Robbins' band, he plays on his hit "The Chair." Sykes also authors Faron Young's single "Wonderful World Of Women"
    Aug 6, 1928
    Songwriter Bobby Bishop is born in Henry County, Kentucky. He authors Hank Thompson's 1966 hit "Where Is The Circus"
    Aug 9, 1928
    Emmett Miller records his signature song, "Anytime," in New York. Eddy Arnold later turns it into a country hit
    Aug 10, 1928
    Jimmy Dean is born in Olton, Texas. A network TV host and sausage-company owner, he sells a million copies of the 1961 single "Big Bad John." He joins the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2010
    Aug 11, 1928
    Songwriter Stan Kesler is born in Abbeville, Mississippi. He writes Elvis Presley's "I Forgot To Remember To Forget"
    Aug 15, 1928
    Jimmie Rodgers records "Long Tall Mama Blues," "No Hard Times" and "Peach Pickin' Time Down In Georgia" in Camden, New Jersey, at the Victor Studio
    Aug 16, 1928
    Jimmie Rodgers records "Gambling Bar Room Blues" and "I've Only Loved Three Women" in Camden, New Jersey, at the Victor Studio
    Aug 18, 1928
    Earlington Tilghman is born. Under the name Sonny Til, he leads the R&B group The Orioles, whose 1953 recording of "Crying In The Chapel" is named one of country's 500 greatest singles in the Country Music Foundation's "Heartaches By The Number"

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