Del Reeves

Franklin Delano Reeves (July 14, 1932 – January 1, 2007) was an American country music singer, best known for his "girl-watching" novelty songs of the 1960s including "Girl on the Billboard" and "The Belles of Southern Bell". He is also known for his 1968 trucker's anthem, "Looking at the World Through a Windshield", which demonstrated he was capable of more than just novelty songs. He became one of the most successful male country singers of the 1960s.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 14th, 1932 (Sparta), Died January 1st, 2007 (Centerville)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1961

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca NA 11646 7/15/1961 Be quiet mind Del Reeves vocalist  
Decca NA 11647 7/15/1961 Empty house Del Reeves vocalist  
Decca NA 11648 7/15/1961 He stands real tall Del Reeves vocalist  
Decca NA 11649 7/15/1961 As far as I can see Del Reeves vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Reeves, Del," accessed December 2, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/339554.

Reeves, Del. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 2, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/339554.

"Reeves, Del." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 2 December 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/339554

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