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Leon Kelly
Original name: W B Pruitt Kelly
Birth: Sep. 24, 1925
Death: Apr. 26, 1991

Musician. He was a reknown steel guitarist who played with Arkie Shibley and his "Mountain Dew Boys" (1950 hit "Hot Rod Race"), and had his own hit singles "Rockaway" and "You Put My Heart In Orbit" 1959. He is considered to be among the Founding Fathers of Rockabilly music, and was a two-time recipient of the Purple Heart in World War II. 
 
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Sitka National Cemetery
Sitka
Sitka Borough
Alaska, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 07, 2002
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