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Red Necks, White Socks, And Blue Ribbon Beer
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Rednecks, White Socks And Blue Ribbon Beer
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The Baptism of Jesse Taylor
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Catfish John
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Act Naturally

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Johnny Russell

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Active as a performer and recording artist in the 1970s and 1980s, Johnny Russell was remembered for "Rednecks, White Socks, and Blue Ribbon Beer," perhaps country music's quintessential blue-collar anthem. He had several other moderate hits, but his greatest legacy was as a successful country songwriter whose compositions were recorded by artists ranging in time from Jim Reeves to George Strait. Russell was born and raised in the Mississippi Delta's Sunflower County. He heard t... Read more

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