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Carl Butler
Birth: Jun. 2, 1927
Death: Sep. 4, 1992

Country Musician. Born Carl Roberts Butler in Nashville, Tennessee, he was working as a singer-guitarist at a radio station and signed a contract with Capitol Records in 1950. In 1952, he signed with Columbia and became best known for "Carl and Pearl Butler" a duet act with his wife. They joined the Grand Ole Opry in 1962 and became regular members of the Porter Wagoner TV show. Through the 1960's, they had many country chart hits to include "Don't Let Me Cross Over", "I Wouldn't Change You If I Could", "Loving Arms", " Forbidden Street", "Just Thought "I'd Let You Know" and "Punish Me Tomorrow". He also wrote songs recorded by artist Roy Acuff, Rosemary Clooney, Carl Smith, Ricky Scaggs and Bill Monroe. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Pearl Dee Jones Butler (1927 - 1988)
 
Burial:
Williamson Memorial Gardens
Franklin
Williamson County
Tennessee, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 35.89243, -86.87517
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jul 15, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 10985
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