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 Henson Cargill

Henson Cargill

Birth
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 24 Mar 2007 (aged 66)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 18646451 · View Source
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Country Music Singer. While attending Colorado State University, he sang at local dances and became popular with the college crowd. In 1962 he accepted a hosting job for the nationally syndicated television show "The Country Hayride". Cargill's biggest hit single was "Skip a Rope" (1968), which sold over 1 million copies. He received a Grammy nomination and won the ASCAP Achievement Award. His other hits included "Row Row Row," "None of My Business" and "The Most Uncomplicated Good-Bye I've Ever Heard." His career spanned 35 years with 15 national chart records, nine LP's, and 12 National TV appearances. Cargill was also a recipient of Reno's Entertainer of the Year Award. In the 1980s he owned and operated a Oklahoma City country music club known as Henson's and his own record label.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 27 Mar 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18646451
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henson Cargill (5 Feb 1941–24 Mar 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18646451, citing Memorial Park Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .