Foley, Red, 1910-1968

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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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referencedIn Pingley, Charlotte Cummins;. Oral history interview with Charlotte Cummins Pingley; 1989 March 20; interview conducted by John W. Rumble. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
creatorOf Foley, Red, 1910-1968. John Edwards memorial collection, ca. 1950s. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Wells, Kitty. Collection, n.d. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Johnnie & Jack. John Edwards memorial collection, n.d. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection Artist Name File, 1940-2005 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection song folios, circa 1882-1983. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Foley, Red, 1910-1968;. Oral history interview with Red Foley; 1967 November 4; interview conducted by Dorothy Gable. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection artist name files, 1940-2005 (artists D-K). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Rumble, John W.;. Oral history interview with Red Foley Family Members; 1989 October 16; interview conducted by John W. Rumble. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
creatorOf Foley, Red, 1910-1968;. Oral history interview with Red Foley; 1967 November 4; interview conducted by Dorothy Gable. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
referencedIn Pulley, Raymond H. Raymond H. Pulley collection, 1954-1958. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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associatedWith Johnnie & Jack. corporateBody
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associatedWith Pingley, Charlotte Cummins; person
associatedWith Pulley, Raymond H. person
associatedWith Wells, Kitty. person
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Hawaiian guitar music
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Country musicians--Biography
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Birth 1910-06-17

Death 1968-09-19

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