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  • Oct 1, 1950
    Coral releases The Pinetoppers' "Mockin' Bird Hill"
    Jan 10, 1952
    Teresa Brewer records "Gonna Get Along Without You Now." The song is revised as a country hit a dozen years later by Skeeter Davis
    Dec 15, 1952
    Tommy Sosebee records his only country hit, "Till I Waltz Again With You"
    Jan 20, 1953
    Coral releases Tommy Sosebee's only country hit, "Till I Waltz Again With You"
    Nov 18, 1954
    Teresa Brewer records the pop version of Jenny Lou Carson's "Let Me Go, Lover!"
    Nov 29, 1954
    The McGuire Sisters record the pop hit "Sincerely," which becomes a country hit for The Forester Sisters in 1988
    Mar 22, 1955
    Coral Records hires disc jockey Alan Freed to run the label's A&R department. At the time, The McGuire Sisters have a #1 pop hit for the label with a song that lists Freed as a co-writer, "Sincerely," also a future country hit for The Forester Sisters
    Jul 20, 1955
    Coral Records releases Patsy Cline's first single, "A Church, A Courtroom And Then Goodbye" and "Honky Tonk Merry-Go-Round"
    Jul 2, 1956
    Johnny Burnette And The Rock & Roll Trio record "The Train Kept A-Rollin'" at the Bradley Recording Studio in Nashville. The rockabilly effort will be named among country's 500 greatest singles in the 2003 Country Music Foundation book "Heartaches By The Number"
    Nov 3, 1960
    Coral releases the album "In Style With The Crickets," featuring the first version of "I Fought The Law," written by group member Sonny Curtis. Hank Williams Jr. turns it into a country hit in 1978

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