Archie Campbell

Genres: Comedy Country & Bluegrass Television
Decades Active: 2000s

Biography

7 November 1914, Bulls Gap, Greene County, Tennessee, USA, 29 August 1987, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. After graduating in 1936, Campbell, a singer, guitarist and comedian, gained his first radio experience on WNOX Knoxville, where he appeared on theTennessee Barn Dance andMid-Day Merry-Go-Round. In 1937, he moved to WDOD Chattanooga, where he remained until he joined the US Navy in 1941. After the war, he resumed his career and in 1952 he had his own television show on WATE Knoxville. In 1958, he joined the Grand Ole Opry where, changing both his image and style, he became a smartly dressed, cigar-smoking performer on the ‘Prince Albert’ segment of the Opry. One of his gimmicks consisted of narrating stories and reversing the letters in the names, such as ‘Rindercella’ and ‘The Bleeping Beauty’. He also performed serious numbers and had chart success with ‘Trouble In Amen Corner’ (which he wrote), ‘The Men In My Little...

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