ROY ACUFF - RECORD ALBUM COVER SIGNED 09/06/1970 - HFSID 287478
Sale Price $552.50
ROY ACUFFCover of his Greatest Hits LP, signed at a live performance in 1970 Record Album Cover signed: "Roy Acuff". Color, 12½x12½. Roy Acuff's Greatest Hits (1970), signed in red ink on back side. Record included. Ink note (unknown hand): September 6, 1970. Saw in person at 'Sunset Park' near West Grove, Penna. Roy Acuff (1903-1992), with his Smoky Mountain Boys, recorded such country music hitsas "The Wabash Cannonball". Known as the "King of the Hillbillies", he also appeared in films, beginning with The Grand Ole Opry (1940). Acuff is credited with moving country music from the "hoedown" format to the star singer-based model which enhanced its international appeal. Incensed by a governor's remark that his "disgraceful" music was making Tennessee the hillbilly capital of America, Acuff ran for governor himself in 1948, and made a respectable showing. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1962 - the first living performer so honored. Opryland opened the Roy Acuff Theatre in 1979. Corners lightly worn. Ink notes (unknown hand) on verso. Otherwise, fine condition.
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