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Jimmie Logsdon

Through the 1950s, Jimmie Logsdon was an exceptionally popular singer and a high country deejay. He was created in Panther, Kentucky to some Methodist minister, and started performing at age group 12 within the chapel choir along with his sister Martha Jean. He later on performed clarinet in his senior high school music group, and also discovered to play acoustic guitar. He was wedded in 1940, and joined the Air Pressure and World Battle II in 1944, where he sang tunes he had created to his comrades. Upon his come back, Logsdon opened an archive and radio store in LeGrange, Kentucky and continuing to perform expertly. He started his radio profession in 1950 on WGN Chicago, and later on got his personal 15-minute display in Louisville, Kentucky. In 1952, he toured along with his friend Hank Williams; pursuing Williams’ loss of life, Logsdon honored his friend and coach using the double-sided solitary “The Loss of life of Hank Williams/Hank Williams Sings the Blues FORGET ABOUT.” Logsdon’s profession was boosted in 1953 when he became the sponsor from the live Nation & Music Display on WHAS-TV, which also presented his back-up group, the Golden Harvest Males. Although he released singles and albums through 1962, Logsdon by no means appeared around the charts. Through the ’60s, he came back to his profession like a deejay and penned tunes for such celebrities as Johnny Horton, Carl Perkins, and also jazz designer Woody Herman. He augmented his income by employed in his brother-in-law’s pool business, while also producing commercials and performing in nightclubs.

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