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Roy Acuff

Roy Acuff
Born: Sep 15, 1903 in Maynardville, TN
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Died: Nov 23, 1992 in Nashville, TN
Genre: Country, Folk
Biography: Roy Acuff was called the King of Country Music, and for more than 60 years he lived up to that title. If any performer embodied country music, it was Roy Acuff. Throughout his career, Acuff was a champion for traditional country values, enforcing his beliefs as a performer, a music publisher, and as ...Read full biography
Once More It's Roy Acuff
Released: 1961
Label: Hickory Records
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Acuff's first album for the Hickory label was, as was often customary at the time, not so much a deliberately assembled full-length project as a collection of singles. It gathered the A-sides and B-sides ...Read full review
Songs of the Smokey Mountains
Released: 1955
Label: Dualtone Music
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Songs of the Smokey Mountains was the sole LP released by Capitol during Acuff's stay with the label in the mid-'50s. It contains remakes of his classics from the late '30s and early '40s, recorded in ...Read full review
More Roy Acuff albums: Main Albums (28), Compilations (75)
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