Roy Acuff

Born 15 September 1903. Died 23 November 1992
Roy Acuff
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1903-09-15
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Roy Acuff

Roy Acuff Biography (Wikipedia)

Roy Claxton Acuff (September 15, 1903 – November 23, 1992) was an American country music singer, fiddler, promoter, and freemason. Known as the "King of Country Music", Acuff is often credited with moving the genre from its early string band and "hoedown" format to the singer-based format that helped make it internationally successful. In 1952, Hank Williams told Ralph Gleason, "He's the biggest singer this music ever knew. You booked him and you didn't worry about crowds. For drawing power in the South, it was Roy Acuff, then God."

Acuff began his music career in the 1930s and gained regional fame as the singer and fiddler for his group, the Smoky Mountain Boys. He joined the Grand Ole Opry in 1938, and although his popularity as a musician waned in the late 1940s, he remained one of the Opry's key figures and promoters for nearly four decades. In 1942, Acuff and Fred Rose founded Acuff-Rose Music, the first major Nashville-based country music publishing company, which signed such artists as Hank Williams, Roy Orbison, and the Everly Brothers. In 1962, Acuff became the first living inductee into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

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Your Cheatin' Heart
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Your Cheatin' Heart
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Once More
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Once More
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Wabash Cannonball
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Wabash Cannonball
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Life's Railway To Heaven
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Life's Railway To Heaven
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Letter Edged In Black
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Letter Edged In Black
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I Saw The Light (Grand Ole Opry 1965)
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I Saw The Light (Grand Ole Opry 1965)
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Great Speckled Bird
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Great Speckled Bird
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Night Train To Memphis
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Night Train To Memphis
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Little Rosewood Casket
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Little Rosewood Casket
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Turn Your Radio On
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Turn Your Radio On
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Blue Eyes Crying in the rain
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Blue Eyes Crying in the rain
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The Wabash Canonball
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The Wabash Canonball
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Sunshine Special
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Sunshine Special
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The Prodigal Son
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The Prodigal Son
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The Streamlined Cannonball
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The Streamlined Cannonball
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Heartbreak Avenue
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Heartbreak Avenue
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I Saw The Light
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I Saw The Light
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Satisfied Mind
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Satisfied Mind
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Come Knock On The Door Of My Heart
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Come Knock On The Door Of My Heart
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Waltz of the Wind
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Waltz of the Wind
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So Many Times
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So Many Times
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New Greenback Dollar
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New Greenback Dollar
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Conscience Set Me Free
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Conscience Set Me Free
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Goodbye My Love, I Heard A Silver Trumpet
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Goodbye My Love, I Heard A Silver Trumpet
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Jole Blon
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Jole Blon
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Life To Go
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Life To Go
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take these chains from my heart
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take these chains from my heart
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end of the world
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end of the world
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Steel Guitar Blues
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Steel Guitar Blues
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