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 Jim Boyd

Jim Boyd

Birth
Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas, USA
Death 11 Mar 1993 (aged 78)
Ladonia, Fannin County, Texas, USA
Burial Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Plot Acacia Lawn Lot 426 Space 4
Memorial ID 9831 · View Source
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Musician. Born in Ladonia, Texas, he was Western swing music artist whom sang and played stand-up sting bass with his brother Bill in "Bill Boyd & His Cowboy Ramblers", from 1932 to 1951. For RCA Records, they recorded over 200 hit singles to include "Mama Don't Like No Music", "Saturday Night Rag", "Under the Double Eagle" "Going Back to My Texas Home" and "Ramblers Rag". Together they were in a half-dozen Hollywood Westerns in the 1940s, such as "Tumbleweed Trail" (1942), "Raiders of the West" (1942) and "Texas Man Hunt". He also performed at the Grand Ol Opery with Roy Rogers and his "Sons of the Pioneers".

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 4 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9831
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jim Boyd (28 Sep 1914–11 Mar 1993), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9831, citing Restland Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .