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The Drifters

About The Group

In the summer of 1957, this hillbilly group was doing their performing in Germany. The group was supposed to be ending their stint there and were expected to be back in the states, but we haven't found a mention of their continuing efforts as entertainers yet.

Timeline and Trivia Notes

Group members included:

  • Cal Bragg, fiddle and steel guitar
  • Curly Halford, vocals
  • Lonnie Harlos, bass
  • Ray Dempsey, electric guitar and vocals

Credits & Sources

  • Country Song Roundup No. 51, August 1957, American Folk Publications, Inc. Derby, Ct.

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