Del Reeves

Del Reeves
1932 - 2007

Del Reeves  American Singer

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Del Reeves passed away on 1st Jan 2007 aged 74.

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Del Reeves is a 74 year old American Singer. Born Franklin Delano Reeves on 14th July, 1932 in Sparta, North Carolina, he is famous for "Girl - Watching" (Song) in a career that spans 1961–2007. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Del Reeves is a member of the following lists: 20th-century American singers, Country musicians from North Carolina and Songwriters from North Carolina.

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First Name Del
Last Name Reeves
Full Name at Birth Franklin Delano Reeves
Alternative Name The Doodle-Oo-Doo-Doo Kid
Age 74 (age at death) years
Birthday 14th July, 1932
Birthplace Sparta, North Carolina
Died 1st January, 2007
Place of Death Centerville, Tennessee
Cause of Death Emphysema
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Appalachian State College, Boone, North Carolina
Occupation Text Country Singer / Songwriter
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame "Girl - Watching"
(Song)
Music Genre (Text) country
Music Genre Country
Year(s) Active 1961–2007
Music Style Traditional Country, Nashville Sound/Countrypolitan, Truck Driving Country
Music Mood Amiable/Good-Natured, Earthy, Sentimental, Romantic
Instrument Songwriter, Vocals, Guitar
Record Label United Artists, Decca Records, Columbia Records, Capitol Records, Reprise Records
Associated Acts Dick Curless, Red Simpson, Red Steagall, Bobby Goldsboro, Penny DeHaven, Billie Jo Spears
Friend Billy Ray Cyrus
Associated People Dick Curless (Country Singer), Red Simpson (Country singer/Songwriter), Red Steagall, Bobby Goldsboro (Country / Pop Singer), Penny DeHaven (Country singer), Billie Jo Spears Country singer)

Franklin Delano Reeves (July 14, 1932 – January 1, 2007), better known as Del Reeves, 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.

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Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Sam Whiskey1969The FishermanMovie
Cottonpickin' Chickenpickers1967Darby Clyde FensterMovie
The Las Vegas Hillbillys1966Del ReevesMovie
The Gold Guitar1966Movie
Forty Acre Feud1965Del CulpepperMovie

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