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Clyde "Red" Foley
Original name: Julian Clyde Foley
Birth: Jun. 17, 1910
Blue Lick
Lincoln County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Sep. 19, 1968
Fort Wayne
Allen County
Indiana, USA

Musician. Born Julian Clyde Foley, he was a country music artist whom made a major contribution to the popularity of country music. In 1939, he became the first country artist to host a network radio program on NBC's Avalon Time Show. He became a member of the Grand Ole Opry in April 1946 and remained a regular on the show his whole career. As a solo artist, he sold over 25 million records and had over thirty Top 10 hits such as "Tennessee Saturday Night", "Smoke On The Water", "Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy" and "Freight Train Boogie". He also hosted the first popular country music series on network television, as ABC's main man on Ozark Jubilee. During the 1960s, he appeared on "The Tonight Show", "The Pat Boone Show" and toured the nation with the Grand Ole Opry travel show. He died in Fort Wayne, Indiana, while performing on the road with the Grand Ole Opry. He is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Benjamin H. Foley (1878 - 1971)
  Kate E. Foley (1881 - 1970)
  Axie Pauline Cox Foley (1912 - 1933)*
  Eva Alaine Overstake Foley (1917 - 1951)*
  Betty Foley Cummins (1933 - 1990)*
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Woodlawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Graceland
GPS (lat/lon): 36.10986, -86.76145
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 01, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 1469
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Thanks for the music.
- Angelia Saucier
 Added: Jan. 21, 2015

- Ernest Sharpe Jr
 Added: Jan. 11, 2015
Hi cousin. I wish I could have met youlord the stories you could have told me about the family.God be with you and rest in peace.Solely missed by all.
- Karen Foley (Henson)
 Added: Dec. 18, 2014
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