John Edwards memorial collection, n.d.


Johnnie & Jack. John Edwards memorial collection, n.d.

John Edwards memorial collection, n.d.

Apparently dubs of 78 rpm commercial recordings, including 122 songs recorded by Johnnie and Jack and 153 songs recorded by Kitty Wells, the latter including duets sung by Wells with Red Foley and Roy Drusky.

22 sound recordings.

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Wright, Johnnie, 1914-2011 (person)

Drusky, Roy (person)

Country music performer and songwriter. Born June 22, 1930. Full name: Roy Frank Drusky, Jr. Career most active late 1950s-1970s. Grand Ole Opry performer. Recordings include "Yes, Mr. Peters" (a duet with Priscilla Mitchell). Songwriting credits include "Alone With You" (recorded by Faron Young, 1958). From the description of Oral history interview with Roy Drusky; 1991 June 17; interview conducted by John W. Rumble. 1991 June 17. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Cente...

Wells, Kitty (person)

Pioneer country performer. Born August 30, 1919. Real name: Muriel Ellen Deason. Began career in 1934 as part of the Deason Sisters. Married Johnnie Wright in 1937 and became part of the act, Johnnie Wright and the Harmony Girls. In 1939 traveled and performed with the newly organized duo of Johnnie & Jack (Johnnie Wright and Jack Anglin). Recorded the breakthrough song "It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels," in 1952 as Kitty Wells. Member, Country Music Hall of Fame. From th...

Tennessee Mountain Boys (Musical group) (corporateBody)

Anglin, Jack, 1916-1963 (person)

Johnnie & Jack (corporateBody)

Johnnie Wright (1914- ) and Jack Anglin (1916-1963), both Anglo- American guitarists and country singers from Tennessee, recorded as the country duo Johnnie and Jack, accompanied by their band, the Tennessee Mountain Boys. Kitty Wells (1918- ), Anglo-American country singer from Tennessee, wife of Johnnie Wright, recorded both with Johnnie and Jack and on her own. From the description of John Edwards memorial collection, n.d. WorldCat record id: 27190374 ...

Foley, Red, 1910-1968 (person)

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...