Roy Drusky

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Descriptive "tags": country classic country easy listening schlageroldies Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
Links online: Wikipedia

Biography

Roy Frank Drusky, 22 June 1930, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, d. 23 September 2004, Portland, Tennessee, USA. Drusky showed interest only in baseball during his childhood and high school days. After attending a Cleveland Indians training camp, he decided against it as a career and, in 1948, joined the navy. A country band on his ship gave him an interest in music, and when next on shore leave he bought a guitar and taught himself to play. In 1950, he left the navy, enrolled at Emory University to study veterinary medicine and sought singing work to pay for the course. He formed a country band called the Southern Ranch Boys and played daily on WEAS Decatur. He later left the university and became a disc jockey on WEAS, the resident singer in a local club and appeared on WLW-A television in Atlanta.

In 1953, Drusky began his recording career with a session for Starday Records. A year later he left his band, moved as a DJ to KEVE Minneapolis, and...

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