Loeta Applegate was the real name of Bonnie Blue Eyes. She was a native
of Jefferson County Kentucky. She got started in her radio work by working
with Bob Atcher in Louisville, Kentucky. It was then she changed her stage
name to Bonnie Blue Eyes. In 1941, she toured with Gene Autry's "Melody Ranch".
In 1935, she married Bob Atcher.
Credits & Sources
- Hillbilly Hit Parade of 1942; Peer International Corporation;
1619 Broadway, New York, NY