Hillbilly-Music.com - Keeping Classic Country Music Alive  Hillbilly-Music Folio Display

Hillbilly Music - Home Hillbilly Music - Artists Hillbilly Music - Groups Hillbilly Music - Programs Hillbilly Music - Disc Jockeys & Emcees Hillbilly Music - News and Press Hillbilly Music BLOG Hillbilly Music - Jukebox Hillbilly Music - Organizations Hillbilly Music - Library Hillbilly Music Music Store Hillbilly Music - Publications Hillbilly Music - Music Sources Hillbilly Music - Our Links To... Hillbilly Music - Thanks a Lot Hillbilly Music - About Our Site

Al Cherny
Born:  November 1, 1932
Died:  August 23, 1989
Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame
Calgary Stampede
CKNX Barn Dance
CFAC Calgary, AB
CKLX Calgary, AB
CKNX Wingham, ON

Al was a fiddler of some repute out of Western Canada in the 1950's. Around that time he was featured with Vic Siebert and his Sons of the Saddle

While with Vic's group, he was recording himself on the Aragon label, where he had released his arrangement of the "Orange Blossom Special".

And he kept himself busier than a fast fiddle tune. He had just accepted a position with Canada's largest travelling barn dance which then was aired over CKNX out of Wingham, Ontario. In fact, he was billed as their top fiddling star.

At the same time, he was also working as the chief fiddler for Earl Heywood's Serenade Ranch Gang.

Credits & Sources

  • Country Song Roundup, August 1953, American Folk Publications

Get The Music

Printer Friendly Version

Artist Lists
A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z