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.
Dick Curless, Red Simpson, Red Steagall, Bobby Goldsboro, Penny DeHaven, Billie Jo Spears
Franklin Delano Reeves
United Artists, Decca Records, Columbia Records, Capitol Records, Reprise Records
Sparta, North Carolina
United States of America