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Roy T. Horton
Birth: Nov. 5, 1914
Broad Top City
Huntingdon County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 23, 2003
Connecticut, USA

Country Music Hall of Fame Member, Performer, Promoter. Although not as well known as his brother, songwriter Vaughn Horton, Roy made a name for himself as one of the biggest "behind the scenes" men in country music. In the 1950s, he formed the band The Pinetoppers with his brother Vaughn. They reached Number 3 on the country charts with the 1951 single "Mockin' Bird Hill." Spending much of his time following that as a "song plugger," Vaughn was also a founding member of the Country Music Association (CMA). He later served as the president of the Country Music Foundation. Because of his work in the music business, he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1982. (bio by: Evening Blues) 
 
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Broad Top IOOF Cemetery
Broad Top City
Huntingdon County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Evening Blues
Record added: Oct 15, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7988123
Roy T. Horton
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Roy T. Horton
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Roy T. Horton
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