Roy Acuff

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Wabash Cannonball
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Tennessee Waltz
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Fireball Mail
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Great Speckled Bird
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Night Train to Memphis

Albums

  • King of Country Music

    Nov 2017 • 25 songs

  • Roy Acuff

    Jan 2015 • 25 songs

  • The Essential Roy Acuff

    Mar 2014 • 40 songs

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  • Roy Acuff
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    Roy Acuff was called the King of Country Music, and for more than 60 years he lived up to that title. If any performer embodied country music, it was Roy Acuff. Throughout his career, Acuff was a champion for traditional country values, enforcing his beliefs as a performer, a music publisher, and as the Grand Master of the Grand Ole Opry. Acuff was the first country music superstar after the death of Jimmie Rodgers, pioneering an influential vocal style that complemented the spare, simple songs he was performing. Generations of artists, from Hank Williams to George Jones, have...
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