Montgomery, Marvin L.

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Country performer. Real name: Marvin Wetter. AKA: "Smokey" Montgomery. Died June 6, 2001. Tenor banjoist. Joined the Light Crust Doughboys in 1935, appointed bandleader in 1948. Remained active with the band until his death.

From the description of Oral history interview with Marvin Montgomery; 1988 June 17; interview conducted by John W. Rumble. 1988 June 17. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58841066

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associatedWith Daniels, John D. (John David), 1946- person
associatedWith Duncan Coffee Grinders. corporateBody
associatedWith Ferguson, Joe Frank, 1914- person
associatedWith Frizzell, Lefty, 1928-1975. person
associatedWith Greenhaw, Art. person
associatedWith Levee Singers. corporateBody
associatedWith Lewis, Jerry Lee. person
associatedWith Light Crust Doughboys. corporateBody
associatedWith Montgomery, Marvin. person
associatedWith O'Daniel, W. Lee (Wilbert Lee), 1890-1969. person
associatedWith Orbison, Roy. person
associatedWith Pierce, Webb, 1921-1991. person
associatedWith Presley, Elvis, 1935-1977. person
associatedWith Price, Ray, 1926- person
associatedWith Rolling Stones. corporateBody
associatedWith Rumble, John W.; person
associatedWith Schotte, Will. person
associatedWith Southern Selectors. corporateBody
associatedWith Texas Muscians Oral History Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Texo Hired Hands. corporateBody
associatedWith Tubb, Ernest, 1914-1984. person
associatedWith University of North Texas. Oral History Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Wanderers (Musical group) corporateBody
associatedWith Wills, Bob, 1905-1975. person
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Musicians--Interviews
Country music--History
Western swing (Music)--History
Country musicians--Interviews
African American musicians
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