Foley, Red, 1910-1968

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Birth 1910-06-17
Death 1968-09-19
Americans

Biographical notes:

Country performer. Born June 17, 1910. Died September 19, 1968. Real name: Clyde Julian Foley. Career active 1930s-late 1960s. Came to prominence on the WLS National Barn Dance. Later headlined the Grand Ole Opry (1946-1953) and the Ozark Jubilee (1950s). His most popular recordings include "Peace in the Valley," and "Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy." Member, Country Music Hall of Fame.

From the description of Oral history interview with Red Foley; 1967 November 4; interview conducted by Dorothy Gable. 1967 Nov. 4. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58840897

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Subjects:

  • Country musicians--Interviews
  • Hawaiian guitar music
  • Gospel music
  • Country musicians--Biography
  • Country music
  • Songs, English
  • African Americans--Music
  • Radio programs
  • Country music--History

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  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)