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Billy Byrd (I) (1920–2001)

Billy Byrd was born on February 17, 1920 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA as William Lewis Byrd. He was married to Glenna C. Byrd. He died on August 7, 2001 in Nashville. See full bio »

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Avalon Soundtrack
Grand Ole Opry Himself


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 1994 Baseball (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The National Pastime (1994) ... (writer: "Broadway" - as Bill Byrd)
 1990 Avalon (writer: "Broadway")
 1972 Tony Bennett at the Talk of the Town (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (1972) ... (writer: "Broadway")
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 1964 Country Music Caravan
 1960 The Kate Smith Show (TV Series)
- Hank Williams (1960) ... Himself
 1955 Grand Ole Opry (TV Series)
 1954 The Early Morning Show (TV Series)
Himself (guitar) (1960-1964)

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Other Works:

The Golden Guitar of Billy Byrd (1964) released on Warner Brothers Lonesome Country Songs (1962) released on Warner Brothers I Love a Guitar (1960) released on Warner Brothers

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Recounting a session with Hank Garland and some of Stan Kenton's group for Country Music Magazine: I remember they were playing 'Back Home Again In Indiana.' Hank flew in there, and their yes got as big as quarters. They just couldn't believe what they were hearing.


Is portrayed by Scott Michael Campbell in Crazy (2008) See more »


Gibson Byrdland guitar

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