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Betty Cody

Biography

For a short span through the early 1950s, Betty Cody stood hand and hand honky tonk queens like Kitty Wells and Goldie Hill. “Betty Cody was the closest to Kitty Wells both in plaintive vocal design and heartache lyric content material,” published Mary A. Bufwack and Robert K. Oermann to find Her Tone of voice: The Saga of Ladies in Nation Music. Like Wells, she’d reach nation music’s TOP hit with a remedy music; whereas Webb Pierce sang “There Stands a Cup,” a honky tonk paean to hard living, Cody sang “Make sure you DISPOSE OF the Cup,” placing a woman’s perspective. Cody was created Rita Cote in Quebec on August 17, 1921, the 6th of Alphonse and Aidina Cote’s 11 kids. Her family relocated to Auburn, Me personally and Cody discovered music from your nuns of the French Catholic college; she would continue steadily to sing in French before age group of 14. Cody shored up her nation music qualifications by understanding how to yodel — because of a brother’s dare — by hearing Patsy Montana’s 1935 strike “I wish to Be considered a Cowboy’s Sweetheart.” She quickly found just work at regional r / c and well balanced her budding performing profession with her regular work at a footwear stock. Her initial appearance was at WCOU Radio in Lewiston at age 15. In 1940 Cody wedded a musician, Harold Breau, known in New Britain as Lone Pine. When Cody became a member of his action, she followed her stage name as well as the group traveled america and Canada. The few acquired four sons including Lenny Breau who became a member of the family respond at three and afterwards became a well-known jazz guitarist. In the first ’50s Cody reached the elevation of her profession when the action agreed upon to RCA and initiated some recordings. Cody’s formative schooling paid when “Tom Tom Yodel” became popular in 1952. Effective recordings of “Make sure you DISPOSE OF the Cup” and “I THEN FOUND OUT A LOT MORE THAN You’ll Ever Understand” implemented in 1953. During this time period Cody sang on the coast-to-coast radio plan for ABC and toured with Kitty Wells, Chet Atkins, Hank Snow, as well as other nation music notables. Cody and Lone Pine also became a normal person in the WWVA barn dance, the Wheeling Jamboree. The couple’s achievement, however, acquired a darker underside: Cody and Lone Pine’s relationship had started to disintegrate of these years. Cody, actually, considered a single career, and seduced the eye of none apart from Colonel Tom Parker (the near future supervisor of Elvis Presley). But Parker’s offer included shifting to Nashville and departing her kids behind for half a year, therefore Cody retired in the mainstream music business. She came back to Lewiston, Me personally where she proved helpful in a stock and elevated three of her sons. Cody also continuing to execute locally and was inducted in to the Maine Nation Music Hall of Popularity on Apr 29, 1979. In 2006, Keep Records issued Over the Trail from the Lonesome Pine, recordings of Cody and Lone Pine’s just work at RCA. Exactly the same calendar year The Effective Hillbilly Period of Betty Cody (1952-1954) was released by Cattle.

Quick Facts


Full Name Betty Cody
Died July 1, 2014, Lewiston, Maine, United States
Profession Singer
Albums Always A Bridesmaid, Yodel Down the Mountain, How to Get Married, Classic Hits By Betty Cody, Classics by Betty Cody, Vol. 1, Classics by Betty Cody, Vol. 2, Columbus Stockade Blues


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#Fact
1 Dawn Cody was in a relationship with Dan Harmon from 2003 to 2005. They worked together on many short video projects for Channel101.com, the monthly film festival and website he co-founded.
2 Raised in Centreville, Virginia, she moved to Los Angeles at age 19 to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts West.
3 First cousin five times removed of William F. Cody (Buffalo Bill).
4 Graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts West.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Phantasm: Ravager 2016 Dawn / Jane
Ralph Kard 2016 TV Series Duchess Von Digital
Santiago 2014 TV Series Ronda Wallace Social Services
Car-Jumper 2014 TV Series short Gail King
Clap Party 2013 TV Series short Lotioneer
Oh, Shit! 2012 TV Series short Mrs. Desmond / Dr. Stacy Robinson
Henry's Farm 2012 TV Short Ma Henry
The Spin Room: Newt Takes South Carolina 2012 Short
Courts Machine 2012 Short
Skramb 2011 Short
Honkers 2011 TV Series short Dr. Stacey Robinson
Couples Therapy 2011/I Short Dawn
Punks 2010 TV Series short Faye
Quicksand 2010 TV Series short First Lady Funkles
It Came from the Box 2009 Video short Mary
Everything 2009 TV Series short Infomercial Head
Fagney & Gaycey 2009 TV Series short Jessica
Coco Lipshitz: Behind the Laughter 2009 Short Balloon Animal Expert
2008 Ford Focus 2009 Short
The Sarah Silverman Program. 2008 TV Series Secretary
Making Mistakes 2008 TV Series short Emily
Robot Hunter 2008 TV Short
The Bed & Breakfast Club 2008 TV Series short Honey
Stop It 2007-2008 TV Series short Nudist Friend / Bridesmaid
My New Family 2008 TV Short Mrs. Garrett
Your Magic Touched Me 2006-2007 TV Series short Esposito
Conjoiners! 2007 Short Misty
Channy Awards 2006 TV Series
Trans-plants 2006 Short Violet
Isoceles & Esperanza 2006 Short Isosceles
Fire Guys 2006 TV Series short Chad
Umbrellas 2006 Short Wife
The MidNightly News 2005 TV Movie Woman with baby
The Call of Echo Mountain 2005 Video short Wendy Wormington
Yacht Rock 2005 TV Series short Sara Allen
Laser Fart 2004-2005 TV Series Donna / Dawn
Rock Gods of Rock 2005 TV Series short Princess Pop
The Lady Policeman 2005 TV Short Grace Lacey
Cold Case 2005 TV Series Mary Young 1985
My Rockstar 2005 TV Short Groupie
Twigger's Holiday 2004 TV Series short Missy
Computerman 2003-2004 TV Series short A.M.I.
Time Belt 2004 TV Series short A.M.I.
Sam & Joe 2004 Kate
Two Much! 2003 TV Short Stacy
The Fastest Samurai in the West 2003 TV Series short Sex Slave
Driving Me Crazy 2000 TV Movie Nancy
Hope 1999 Rachel
King's Pawn 1999 TV Movie Agent Trueheart
Pleasantville 1998 Betty Jean
Knots Landing: Back to the Cul-de-Sac 1997 TV Mini-Series Laurie
Tina and the Professor 1995 Kim
Motorcycle Gang 1994 TV Movie Bunny

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Channy Awards 2007 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Conjoiners! 2007 Short writer
Trans-plants 2006 Short creator
Isoceles & Esperanza 2006 Short creator / writer
Fire Guys TV Series short creator - 3 episodes, 2006 writer - 3 episodes, 2006
The Lady Policeman 2005 TV Short creator
Two Much! 2003 TV Short creator

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Isoceles & Esperanza 2006 Short producer
Fire Guys 2006 TV Series short producer - 3 episodes
The Lady Policeman 2005 TV Short producer
Two Much! 2003 TV Short producer
Our RoboCop Remake 2014 co-producer - segment "Scene 03 & 40"
Clap Party 2013 TV Series short producer - 2 episodes
Trans-plants 2006 Short producer

Make Up Department

Make Up Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Quicksand 2010 TV Series short makeup artist - 1 episode
Fire Guys 2006 TV Series short makeup artist - 2 episodes
The Lady Policeman 2005 TV Short makeup artist
Laser Fart 2005 TV Series makeup artist - 1 episode
Two Much! 2003 TV Short makeup artist

Set Decorator

Set Decorator

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fire Guys 2006 TV Series short 2 episodes
Laser Fart 2004 TV Series 2 episodes
Computerman 2003 TV Series short 1 episode
Two Much! 2003 TV Short

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Channy Awards 2007 TV Series 1 episode
Conjoiners! 2007 Short
Fire Guys 2006 TV Series short 3 episodes

Costume Designer

Costume Designer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fire Guys 2006 TV Series short 2 episodes
The Lady Policeman 2005 TV Short
Laser Fart 2004 TV Series 1 episode
Two Much! 2003 TV Short

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Call of Echo Mountain 2005 Video short crew
Laser Fart 2005 TV Series crew - 1 episode
Computerman 2003 TV Series short crew - 1 episode

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Trans-plants 2006 Short writer: "There's Nothing We Can't do When We Rock"

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fat Guy Stuck in Internet 2007 TV Series thanks - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Channy Awards 2005-2014 TV Series Herself
The Roast of Channel 101 2013 Herself
Cordyceps 2012 TV Short Herself
Hot!!! 2008 Short Herself
Save the Last Sip 2008 Short Herself
Channel 101: The Musical 2005-2006 TV Series short Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Channel 101's Top 10 Characters of All Time 2013 Documentary short Various (uncredited)
Channel 101's Top 10 Episodes of All Time 2013 Documentary short Various (uncredited)
The Channel 101 Experience 2012 Documentary Various (uncredited)

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