Yodeling Jay Steidl first got the music bug when his sister-in-law
taught him how to play chords on the guitar back in the mid-1940s.
Jay learned the tunes and how to yodel by listening to radio
shows and recordings that featured the hillbilly music artists of the day.
He did personal appearances throughout Wisconsin in such venues as night
clubs, theaters and dance halls. He also entertained the troops during
his stint in the U.S. Army.
Credits & Sources
- Country Song Roundup No. 14; October 1951;
American Folk Publications, Inc.; Derby, CT