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Red Foley (I) (1910–1968)

Red Foley made his professional debut as a singer in Chicago. He was later discovered by a talent scout at Kentucky's Georgetown College. His mother and father operated a little store at the crossroads in Blue Lick, Kentucky. His father took an old guitar as part payment on an account and gave it to Red. By the time he was seven he was playing ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Polar Express Soundtrack
Made in Heaven Soundtrack
Range Renegades Soundtrack


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 1962-1963 Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (TV Series)
Uncle Cooter / Uncle Cooter Smith
- The Lobbyist (1963) ... Uncle Cooter
- High Society (1963) ... Uncle Cooter
- To Be or Not to Be (1963) ... Uncle Cooter
- Citizen Bellows (1963) ... Uncle Cooter
- And Still the Champ (1963) ... Uncle Cooter
 1960 Ozark Jubilee (TV Series)
- Episode dated 26 July 1960 (1960) ... (credit only)
- Episode dated 24 June 1960 (1960) ... (credit only)
 1941 The Pioneers
Red Foley
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CD: "Country Music Hall of Fame" (USP) See more »

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Sang "Peace in the Valley" at the funeral of Hank Williams alongside C&W greats Roy Acuff and Ernest Tubb who, respectively sang, "I Saw the Light" and "Beyond the Sunset" See more »

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