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The Rainbow Valley Rangers

About the Group

About The Group

The Rainbow Valley Rangers were a group of entertainers organized in May of 1954 by Bert Orlondo. They entertained fans with radio, television and personal appearances, working out of their hometown of Pittston, Pennsylvania. One goal the group had was to appear on WSM's Grand Ole Opry.

Timeline & Trivia Notes

Group Members (circa 1957)

  • Bert Orlando, leader, guitar
  • Carl Messina, fiddle
  • Angelo Messina, bass
  • Will Vitale, accordion

Credits & Sources

  • Cowboy Songs; No. 52; June 1957; American Folk Publications, Inc.; Derby, CT