Roy Acuff Singer fiddler promoter

Roy Acuff is a 89 years old Singer fiddler promoter from Maynardville, Tennessee. Roy Acuff was born on September 15, 1903 (died on November 23, 1992, he was 89 years old) in Maynardville, Tennessee as Roy Claxton Acuff. His nickname was King of Country Music.

Roy Acuff



Roy Claxton Acuff was an American country music singer fiddler and promoter. Known as the King of Country Music Acuff is often credited with moving the genre from its early string band and hoedown format to the star singer-based format that helped make it internationally successful. Acuff began his music career in the 1930s and gained regional fame as the singer and fiddler for his group the Smoky Mountain Boys.
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His real name:
Birth name of Roy Acuff is Roy Claxton Acuff
Is Roy Acuff still alive?

No, he died on 11/23/1992, 30 years ago. He was 89 years old when he died. Cause of death: myocardial infarction. He died in Nashville and buried in Tennessee .


Roy Acuff Albums (72)

There are 72 albums of Roy Acuff.

His last album For Governor released 1 year 4 months ago. When For Governor released, he was 117 years old. This album contains 20 tracks

His first album The Essential Roy Acuff released 86 years ago, he was 32 years old when this album released. There were 20 songs in this album.

For Governor
For Governor
King of Country Music
King of Country Music
Once More It's Roy Acuff
Once More It's Roy Acuff
Hand-Clapping Gospel Songs
Hand-Clapping Gospel Songs

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Popular Roy Acuff Songs

  1. Wabash Cannonball (The Essential Roy Acuff, released 84 years ago)
  2. Tennessee Waltz (The Essential Roy Acuff, released 84 years ago)
  3. Great Speckled Bird (The King of Country, released 3 years ago)
  4. Night Train To Memphis (The Best Of Roy Acuff, Volume 1, released 15 years ago)
  5. Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain (The Essential Roy Acuff, released 84 years ago)
  6. What A Friend We Have In Jesus (That Good Old Gospel Music, Volume 2, released 15 years ago)
  7. Wabash Cannonball (The King of Country, released 3 years ago)
  8. Great Speckle Bird (Roy Acuff's Greatest Hits, released 28 years ago)
  9. Steel Guitar Blues (Columbia Historic Edition, released 86 years ago)
  10. Wait For The Light To Shine (The Essential Roy Acuff, released 84 years ago)

Awards (3)

Awarded Kennedy Center Honors , awarded National Medal of Arts , awarded Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1986 ,

What was Roy's zodiac sign?

Roy Acuff zodiac sign was virgo.

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