Roy Acuff

By J Poet

Roy Acuff – The King of Country Music – lived up to his name with a long and varied career. In the late ‘40s and early ‘50s, he was country’s first post-Jimmie Rodgers superstar, sending dozens of 78 rpm singles to the top of the charts. If they’d had gold records back them, he could have built a mansion with his hits. His high, brokenhearted tenor has influenced almost every singer to come in his wake and his band, The Smoky Mountain Boys, was one of the finest ever, combining country, bluegrass, folk and old time music into a smooth sound that defined... Read More

City Of Origin:
Maynardsville, Tennessee, United States
Genre:
Country, Traditional Country
Birthdate:
09/15/1903
Death date:
11/23/1992
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Tracks

Bummin Around

Old Glorys Still Waving
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Hillbilly Heaven

Old Glorys Still Waving
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Take Me Back To Tulsa

Old Glorys Still Waving
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Have I Told You Lately

Old Glorys Still Waving
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Not A Word From Home

Old Glorys Still Waving
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Any Old Time

Old Glorys Still Waving
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Hang Your Head In Shame

Old Glorys Still Waving
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