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Cyrus Whitfield Bond (EnvilleOklahoma1 June 1915 - June 12, 1978), better known as Johnny Bond, was a country-entertainer, singer and guitarist, Member of theCountry Music Hall of Fame[1Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame [2and the Western Music Association Hall of Fame [3.

Bond broke through in the late 1930s, when he collaborated with Jimmy Wakely. From 1940, he performed at Melody Ranch Gene Autry'sGene Autry's. Bond also starred in films such as Wilson and Duel in the Sun. Bond appeared in the 1950s on television during the Town Hall Party series.

He is best known for its hit "Divorce Me c.o.d.", one of his seven top ten hits in the Billboardcharts. In 1965 he scored the biggest hit of his career with the comic "Ten Little Bottles", which spent four weeks at number 2.

Bond died at the age of 63 from a heart attack. In 1999, he was posthumously inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Discography[Edit]Edit

  • 1961: That Wild, Wicked But Wonderful West
  • 1964: Hot Rod Lincoln-Three Sheets In The Wind
  • 1965: Ten Little Bottles
  • 1965: Famous Hot Rodders I Have Known
  • 1966: The Man Who Comes Around
  • 1966: Bottles Up
  • 1967: Ten Nights In A Barroom
  • Little Ole Wine Drinker Me 1967:
  • 1968: Drink Up And Go Home
  • 1969: Great Songs Of The Delmore Brothers
  • 1970: Something Old, New, Patriotic And Blue
  • 1971: Here Come The Elephants
  • 1971: Three Sheets In The Wind
  • 1974: How I Love Them Old Songs
  • 1975: Rides Again

Notable numbers[Edit]Edit

  • So Round, So Firm, So Fully Packed
  • Oklahoma Waltz
  • Divorce Me C.o.d.
  • Love Song in 32 Bars
  • Sick Sober and Sorry
  • Hot Rod Lincoln
  • Ten Little Bottles

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