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The Battle Mountain Boys

About The Group

The Battle Mountain Boys and Bobbie Dean joined forces as an act back in 1954. In a few short years, their careers saw them with a television show over Channel 27 in Tulare, California. In a later article, it seems to indicate that the group started as a duet team, consisting of Lefty, who sang and playued the fiddle and Sonny, who sang and played the guitar.

Lefty then married a singer by the name of Bobbie Dean, who then became a part of the group.

The 1958 article mentions they specialized in doing religious tunes and were recording for the Bakersfield record label and had just released a record, "One More Step to Heaven" b/w "Jesus The Light of the World".

Timeline & Trivia Notes

Group Members:

  • Left, fiddle, emcee
  • Sonny, guitar, vocals
  • Jimmy, guitar
  • Little Beaver, bass
  • Bobbie Dean, sacred vocals

Credits & Sources

  • Cowboy Songs; No. 48; October 1956; American Folk Publications, Inc.; Derby, CT
  • Folk and Country Songs; Vol 3 No. 12; July 1958; American Folk Publications, Inc.; Derby, CT

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