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Roy Hall
and his Blue Ridge Entertainers

About The Artist

Roy Hall and his Blue Ridge Entertainers were said to be '...one of the leading acts of this type in the country' back in 1941.

Roy Hall was a native of Haywood County, North Carolina. He started to learn the guitar back in 1932 and did his first radio broadcast in 1933. They said he had recorded for several record labels by then.

Timeline and Trivia Notes

Group Members included:

  • Roy Hall, guitar
  • Tommy Magnus, fiddle
  • Clato Buchanan, banjo
  • Bill Brown, tenor guitar
  • Wayne Watson, guitar

Credits & Sources

  • Hillbilly Hit Parade of 1941; Southern Music Pub. Co. Inc.; New York, NY

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Recordings (78rpm/45rpm)

Rec. No. Side Song Title
  8561 A New San Antonio Rose
  8561 B I'd Die Before I'd Cry Over You
  8617 A Bye Bye Baby Bye Bye
  8617 B Rubber Dolly
  8656 A Can You Forgive?
  8656 B Don't Let Your Sweet Love Die
  8676 A I Played My Heart & Lost
  8676 B Loving You Too Well
  8702 A Your Heart Should Belong To Me
  8702 B She's Winking At Me
  8703 A You Don't Love Me (w/The Happy Valley Boys)
  8703 B Weeping Willow Valley (w/The Happy Valley Boys)
  8794 A Neath The Bridge At The Foot Of The Hill
  8794 B Little Sweetheart, Come Kiss Me
  8863 A Polecat Blues (w/The Happy Valley Boys)
  8863 B Natural Bridge Blues (w/The Happy Valley Boys)
  8906 A My Sweet Mountain Rose (w/The Happy Valley Boys)
  8906 B Until I Return To You (w/The Happy Valley Boys)
  8959 A I Wonder If The Moon Shines (w/The Happy Valley Boys)
  8959 B I Wonder Where You Are Tonight (w/The Happy Valley Boys)
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  9184 A Where The Roses Never Fade
  9184 B Answer To Great Speckled Bird
  9230 A Wabash Cannon Ball
  9230 B The Lonesome Dove
Montgomery Ward
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  8719 A No Letter In The Mail Today (w/Happy Go Lucky Boys)
  8719 B Darling, I'm Still In Love With You (w/Happy Go Lucky Boys)
  8720 A I Hope She's Satisfied (w/Happy Go Lucky Boys)
  8720 B Come Back Sweetheart (w/Happy Go Lucky Boys)
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  04627 A Good For Nothing Gal
  04627 B The Lonely Blues
  04717 A Lonesome Dove
  04717 B Wabash Cannonball
  04771 A Answer To Great Speckled Bird
  04771 B Where The Roses Never Fade
  04842 A Come Back Little Pal
  04842 B Sunny Tennessee

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