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Homer Hargrove
Born:  December 4, 1910
Died:  November 8, 2000
KCNC Fort Worth, TX


About The Artist

Homer Hargrove was a member of Bill Case and His Melody Men for a time.

He did a few recordings with Bill and his group where he sang harmony with his daughter, Jeaninne Hargrove for the Royal-Tone label.

Promo Ad - KWKH Louisiana Hayride - Lefty Frizzell - Charlie Monroe - Bob Eaton - Barney Grant - Red Sovine - March 1951 He co-wrote a tune with Ernest Tubb called "I Hate To See You Go."

He moved the family to Tucumcari, NM where he was in the jewelry business.

His daughter moved with the family to New Mexico; there she later met Donald Slusher. The married in June of 1956 in a candlelight ceremony. The out-of-town guests for that ceremony included Bill Case and his wife and daughter, Norma Jean; Mrs. J. C. Case of Fort Worth and others.

He later moved to Odessa, TX where he lived the last 26 years of his life. He owned the Hargrove Jewelers store for 15 years.

Promo Ad - KWKH Louisiana Hayride - Lefty Frizzell - Charlie Monroe - Bob Eaton - Barney Grant - Red Sovine - March 1951
Promo Ad - Grand Opening New Town and Country Drugs and Sporting Goods - Bob Eaton - Uncle Ollie - Joe Allison - June 1951

Bob Eaton - Nashville Softball Game - 1950

Credits & Sources

  • Obituary: Homer Alfred Hargrove; November 10, 2000; The Odessa American; Odessa, TX
  • Down Blue Bonnet Way; Floy Case; August-September 1956; Melody Trails (Vol. No. 8-9); Ernest Tubb Fan Club Newsletter; Norma Winton; Roland, OK
  • Bill Case and his Melody Boys; October 1948; Jamboree Magazine; Western Song Club; Wm. T. Allen, Editor; Ventura, CA
  • Miss Hargrove Becomes Bride; June 5, 1956; Albuquerque Journal; Albuquerque, NM

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