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 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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Birth name of Roy Acuff is Roy Claxton Acuff
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.
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Popular Roy Acuff Songs
- Wabash Cannonball (The Essential Roy Acuff, released 84 years ago)
- Tennessee Waltz (The Essential Roy Acuff, released 84 years ago)
- Great Speckled Bird (The King of Country, released 3 years ago)
- Night Train To Memphis (The Best Of Roy Acuff, Volume 1, released 15 years ago)
- Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain (The Essential Roy Acuff, released 84 years ago)
- What A Friend We Have In Jesus (That Good Old Gospel Music, Volume 2, released 15 years ago)
- Wabash Cannonball (The King of Country, released 3 years ago)
- Great Speckle Bird (Roy Acuff's Greatest Hits, released 28 years ago)
- Steel Guitar Blues (Columbia Historic Edition, released 86 years ago)
- Wait For The Light To Shine (The Essential Roy Acuff, released 84 years ago)
Roy Acuff zodiac sign was virgo.
Other facts about Roy Acuff
|Alias||King of Country Music|
|Genre||Country music, Gospel music|
|Hometown||Maynardville Tennessee, United States|
|Manner of death||Natural Causes|
|Place of death||Nashville|
|Birth name||Roy Claxton Acuff|
|Place of burial||Tennessee|
|Political party||Republican Party|
|Family name||Acuff. Show people with the surname Acuff|
|Work period (start)||1936-01-01T00:00:00Z|
|Cause of death||Myocardial Infarction|
|Country of citizenship||United States Of America|
|Date of death||1992-11-23T00:00:00Z|