Dusty Landes was a native of Montana, but life found him in Michigan
at an early age. He made his radio debut over WBCM in Bay City, Michigan
when he was only 14. His next stop was radio station WTCM in Traverse City,
Later, he joined the Al Carvel and his Chuck Wagon Gang troupe in Nashville,
Tennessee. After that stint, he tried organizing another band when he
returned to Michigan. The group was known as "Dusty and His Blue Valley Boys"
and did personal appearances thoughout Michigan.
Credits & Sources
- Country Song Roundup No. 14; October 1951;
American Folk Publications, Inc.; Derby, CT