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Ray Dixon
Born:  March 23, 1926
Rhode Island Country Music Hall of Fame (1981)
WCOP Hayloft Jamboree

About The Artist

A native of Providence, Rhode Island, Ray Dixon's real name was Raymond Beaudoin and was known as the "Silvertone Yodeler". He was written up as a yodeler, widely-known throughout New England and appeared on the WCOP Hayloft Jamboree. He appeared on the show about the same time another famous yodeling singer, Kenny Roberts was on the show.

He was featured many times at the venue known as Uncle Red's Corral.

His brother Leo was a part of his band, playing several instruments to provide melody and rhythm.

Credits & Sources

  • Hillbilly-Music.com wishes to thank Gordon Brown, of the New England Country Music Historical Society for the photo and notes for this group.

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Recordings (78rpm/45rpm)

Montgomery Ward
Rec. No. Side Song Title
  6060 A Believe Me If All Those Endearing Young Charms

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