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Star-day King Records Complete Artist Roster

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List of Star-day King Records artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This Star-day King Records roster includes both past and present artists. Popular Star-day King Records bands and artists are all listed here with information such as what genre the bands fall under and what albums they're known for. If you're looking for any of these Star-day King Records band's full discographies then click on their name and you can find them here on Ranker. The artists and bands on this list might be pop, rap, rock, electronic or any other genre, but what they all have in common is that they were signed by Star-day King Records.

These artists, like George Jones and Dottie West include images when available.

This page can help answer questions like, "Who are the best Star-day King Records bands?" and "Which artists are signed by Star-day King Records?"

If any musical artists are missing from this Star-day King Records artists list, you can add them at the bottom of the list. (29 items)
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Bashful Brother Oswald is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Star-day King Records Complete Artist Roster
Old-time music, Country
Beecher Ray Kirby, better known as Bashful Brother Oswald, was an American country musician who popularized the use of the resonator guitar and Dobro. He played with Roy Acuff's Smoky Mountain ...more
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Hylo Brown is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Star-day King Records Complete Artist Roster
Bluegrass, Country
Hylo Brown was a bluegrass and country music singer, guitarist and bass player.
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Bill Clifton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Star-day King Records Complete Artist Roster
Folk music, Bluegrass
Bill Clifton is an American bluegrass musician and singer who is credited with having organized one of the first bluegrass festivals in the United States in 1961.
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Carter Stanley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Star-day King Records Complete Artist Roster
Traditional bluegrass, Old-time music, Bluegrass
Carter Glen Stanley was a bluegrass music lead singer, songwriter, and rhythm guitar player. He formed "The Stanley Brothers and The Clinch Mountain Boys" band together with his ...more
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Charlie Waller is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Star-day King Records Complete Artist Roster
Bluegrass
Charlie Waller was the lead singer and guitarist for the legendary bluegrass band the Country Gentlemen. Waller was involved with the Country Gentlemen for 47 years. As a member of the Country ...more
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Courtney Johnson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Star-day King Records Complete Artist Roster
Progressive bluegrass, Bluegrass
Courtney Johnson was an American banjo player, best known for his work as an original member of the band New Grass Revival. Influenced by Ralph Stanley and his Clinch Mountain Boys, Johnson is ...more
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Cowboy Copas is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Star-day King Records Complete Artist Roster
Honky-tonk, Country
Lloyd Estel Copas, "the Country Gentleman of Song", known by his stage name Cowboy Copas, was an American country music singer popular from the 1940s until his death in the 1963 plane ...more
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Don Reno is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Star-day King Records Complete Artist Roster
Bluegrass
Don Wesley Reno was an American bluegrass and country musician best known as a banjo player in partnership with Red Smiley, and later with guitarist Bill Harrell.
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Dottie West is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Star-day King Records Complete Artist Roster
Country pop, Nashville sound, Country
Dottie West was an American country music singer and songwriter. Along with her friends and co-recording artists Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn, she is considered one of the genre's most ...more
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Frankie Miller is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Star-day King Records Complete Artist Roster
Country
Frankie Miller is an American country musician.
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George Jones is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Star-day King Records Complete Artist Roster
Country
George Glenn Jones was an American musician, singer and songwriter who achieved international fame for his long list of hit records, including "White Lightning", as well as his ...more
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J. D. Crowe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Star-day King Records Complete Artist Roster
Progressive bluegrass, Bluegrass
James Dee Crowe is an American banjo player and bluegrass band leader. He first became known during his four-year stint with Jimmy Martin in the 1950s.
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Jim Eanes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Star-day King Records Complete Artist Roster
Bluegrass, Country
Jim Eanes was an American bluegrass and country music singer and guitarist of Sephardic Jewish heritage.
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Jimmie Skinner is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Star-day King Records Complete Artist Roster
Country
Jimmie Skinner was an American country and bluegrass music singer, songwriter and acoustic guitarist. He also was known for a mail-order record business and retail store in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Johnny and Jonie Mosby is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Star-day King Records Complete Artist Roster
Johnny and Jonie Mosby Country
Johnny and Jonie Mosby was an American country music duo composed of Johnny Mosby and Jonie Mosby, who were husband and wife. The duo charted seventeen times on the country music charts between ...more
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Johnny Bond is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Star-day King Records Complete Artist Roster
Johnny Bond Country
Cyrus Whitfield Bond, known professionally as Johnny Bond, was a popular American country music entertainer of the 1940s through the 1960s.
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Johnny Bush is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Star-day King Records Complete Artist Roster
Honky-tonk, Country, Western swing
Johnny Bush is a country music singer, songwriter, and drummer. Bush, nicknamed the "Country Caruso," is best known for his distinctive voice and as the writer of "Whiskey ...more
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Margie Singleton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Star-day King Records Complete Artist Roster
Country
Margaret Louis Ebey, known professionally as Margie Singleton, is an American country music singer and songwriter. In the 1960s, she was a popular duet and solo recording artist, working with ...more
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Melba Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Star-day King Records Complete Artist Roster
Pop music, Country
Melba Montgomery is an American country music singer. She is best known for duet hit recordings in the 1960s with country music singer George Jones. In the 1970s, Montgomery was a successful ...more
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New Grass Revival is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Star-day King Records Complete Artist Roster
Progressive bluegrass, Country
New Grass Revival was an American progressive bluegrass band founded in 1971, and composed of Sam Bush, Courtney Johnson, Ebo Walker, Curtis Burch, Butch Robins, John Cowan, Béla Fleck ...more
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New South is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Star-day King Records Complete Artist Roster
Bluegrass
The New South is a bluegrass band formed around 1973 by banjo player J. D. Crowe. Their first two albums, Bluegrass Evolution and the eponymous record known by the album number, "Rounder ...more
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Red Sovine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Star-day King Records Complete Artist Roster
Country
Woodrow Wilson "Red" Sovine was an American country music singer and songwriter associated with truck driving songs, particularly those recited as narratives but set to music. The most ...more
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Roy Drusky is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Star-day King Records Complete Artist Roster
Country
Roy Frank Drusky Jr. was an American country music singer, songwriter, producer, actor and disc jockey popular from the 1960s through the early 1970s. Known for his baritone voice, he was known ...more
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Rusty York is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Star-day King Records Complete Artist Roster
Rockabilly, Bluegrass, Country
Rusty York was an American musician and singer, and member of the Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Rusty York achieved Hall of Fame status with his Rockabilly song "Sugaree."
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Smiley Burnette is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Star-day King Records Complete Artist Roster
Country
Lester Alvin Burnett, better known as Smiley Burnette, was a popular American country music performer and a comedic actor in Western films and on radio and TV, playing sidekick to Gene Autry and ...more