Forrester, Howdy, 1922-1987Alternative names
Fiddle player. Born March 31, 1922. Died August 1, 1987. Real name: Howard W. Forrester. Best known as a member of Roy Acuff's Smoky Mountain Boys, he played an important role in bringing Texas stylistic fiddle techniques to Nashville. Later in his career he managed Acuff-Rose Artists Corporation, a Nashville booking agency.
From the description of Oral history interview with Howdy Forrester; 1974 September 26; interview conducted by Douglas B. Green. 1974 Sept. 26. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58841004
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