Trends: Roy Clark, True Entertainer

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royclark Trends: Roy Clark, True Entertainer

Legendary entertainer Roy Clark gets the Trends treatment today, as they continue their year by year run down of the celebrated CMA Entertainers of the Year.

Roy Clark cuts an interesting figure in the landscape of country music. Part comedian, part country and bluegrass instrumentalist, he was one of the CMA winners truly deserving of the badge of ‘Entertainer.’

With a string of charting country classics under his belt, his fans at have made “Yesterday When I Was Young” their go-to hit, topping his most-played charts week after week. Of the singles he released in the year of his 1973 win, it’s “Riders In The Sky” that scores the highest, coming in fourth most popular with his fans this year.

The musicians his fans are listening to too are a telling bunch. Take a look at the top five below, and don’t forget to check out more fan favorites over on now.

5. Gene Watson
55,502 plays (10,291 listeners)
Top Tracks:
“Fourteen Carat Mind,” “NO TRASH IN MY TRAILER,” “Take Me As I Am Or Let Me Go”

4. Hank Snow
227,103 plays (42,295 listeners)
Top Tracks:
“I’m Moving On,” “The Texas Cowboy,” “Lonesome Blue Yodel”

3. Moe Bandy
59,210 plays (11,179 listeners)
Top Tracks:
“Hank Williams, You Wrote My Life,” “Bandy the Rodeo Clow,” “The Strawberry Roan”

2. Roy Drusky
11,043 plays (2,757 listeners)
Top Tracks:
“Three Hearts In A Triangle,” “Take These Chains From My Heart,” “Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain”

1. Mel Tillis
48,352 plays (7,345 listeners)
Top Tracks:
“I Ain’t Never,” “Memory Maker,” “Sawmill”

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Remember, you can discover more about the CMA Entertainers of the Year throughout Country Music Month at Trends.

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