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Born Floyd Holmes in Kentucky, this country artist was known for his performances and work on his own, as well as his Mattie and Salty collaboration with Jean Chapel, sometimes called the female Elvis Presley. Chapel was also a mentor to Tammy Wynette, but obviously didn't agree with the principle of "Stand By Your Man." She gave Salty his walking papers in 1956 after just about a decade of marriage. With Chapel, who was his partner on the Grand Ole Opry, Holmes entertained thou... Read more

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