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


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  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Reeves, Del," accessed June 16, 2021,

Reeves, Del. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 16, 2021, from

"Reeves, Del." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 16 June 2021.

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