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Clover Pickers

About the Group

About The Group

If you were in Ashland, Ohio in mid-1953 or so, and were listening to radio staion WATG between 8:00pm and 8:30pm, chances are you were listening to the Clover Pickers. They were a group of four, consisting of three guitar players and an accordionist.

Timeline and Trivia Notes

Group members included:

  • Bernard Ratliff, guitar
  • Johnnie Stuff, guitar
  • Thomas Norris, guitar
  • Dick Hamilton, accordion

Credits & Sources

  • Cowboy Songs No. 27 (July 1953); American Folk Publications, Inc.; Derby, CT.