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Wendy  Lou Holcombe

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Wendy Lou Holcombe Famous memorial

Birth
Alabaster, Shelby County, Alabama, USA
Death
14 Feb 1987 (aged 23)
Alabaster, Shelby County, Alabama, USA
Burial
Alabaster, Shelby County, Alabama, USA GPS-Latitude: 33.2398898, Longitude: -86.8543496
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Musician, Singer, Songwriter. Wendy learned to play her father's banjo at an early age. Her father took her to Nashville, Tennessee, for her 12th birthday. While window shopping, Wendy picked up a banjo and started playing "Foggy Mountain Breakdown." Roni Stoneman's bass player heard her. The next night Wendy played on the Ernest Tubb's Midnight Jamboree. A month later in December 1975, Wendy played on the Grand Ole Opry. By the time she was 13, Wendy was playing in "Nashville on the Road" with Jim Ed Brown and Jerry Clower. Holcombe died of a congenital heart defect at the age of 23.
Musician, Singer, Songwriter. Wendy learned to play her father's banjo at an early age. Her father took her to Nashville, Tennessee, for her 12th birthday. While window shopping, Wendy picked up a banjo and started playing "Foggy Mountain Breakdown." Roni Stoneman's bass player heard her. The next night Wendy played on the Ernest Tubb's Midnight Jamboree. A month later in December 1975, Wendy played on the Grand Ole Opry. By the time she was 13, Wendy was playing in "Nashville on the Road" with Jim Ed Brown and Jerry Clower. Holcombe died of a congenital heart defect at the age of 23.

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  • Added: Sep 28, 2004
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/9527875/wendy_lou-holcombe: accessed ), memorial page for Wendy Lou Holcombe (19 Apr 1963–14 Feb 1987), Find a Grave Memorial ID 9527875, citing Cedar Grove Cemetery, Alabaster, Shelby County, Alabama, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.