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Carolina Cotton
Born:  October 20, 1925
Died:  June 10, 1997
Western Music Association Hall of Fame (2001)
Hoffman Hayride (KGO-TV)
KMPC Country Carnival Barn Dance
KGER Los Angeles, CA

About The Artist

Carolina Cotton

Carolina Cotton was quite a versatile performer. Once known as the "Yodeling Blonde Bombshell". She was also a Rodeo Queen, appeared in movies, radio and televsion shows. She was the first 'daughter' to tour with the Sons of the Pioneers.

She appeared in movies for the Warner Brothers, Universal, Columbia and Republic studios. One of her Columbia movies was "Smokey Mountain Melody".

Carolina Cotton was also a disc jockey. She was on KGER out of Hollywood from 3:30pm to 4:00pm, Mondays through Fridays.

She was also a horsewoman appearing at Western parades and rodeos. She carried a nickname of "Queen of the Range" then. When she rode in those events, she used her famous 24-karat gold saddle that was made in Mexico.

Carolina was about five feet five inches tall with blue eyes.

Credits & Sources

  • Country Song Roundup No. 5; April 1950; Charlton Publishing Corp.; Derby, CT.

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Recordings (78rpm/45rpm)

Rec. No. Side Song Title
  157(1) A Chime Bells
  157(1) B You've Got Me Wrapped Around Your Finger
  157(2) A Chime Bells
  157(2) B Old Fashioned Daddy
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  572 A Singing On The Trail
  572 B Three Miles South Of Cash (In Arkansas)
  816 A I Love To Yodel
  816 B Mocking Bird Yodel
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  75-40 A Hoossegon Serenade
  75-40 B Put Your Shoes On Lucy
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  10692 A You're Getting' A Good Girl
  10692 B Betcha I Getcha
  10798 A Lovin' Ducky Daddy
  10798 B Boo Hoo Blues
  11130 A You Always Keep Me In Hot Water
  11130 B Cause I'm In Love
  11329 A Nola
  11329 B Yodel, Yodel, Yodel

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