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Roy Drusky

June 17, 1991 OHC91 32 min.


Country music performer and songwriter. Born June 22, 1930. Died September 23, 2004. Full name: Roy Frank Drusky, Jr. Career most active late 1950s-1970s. Grand Ole Opry performer. Recordings include “Yes, Mr. Peters” (a duet with Priscilla Mitchell). Songwriting credits include “Alone With You” (recorded by Faron Young, 1958).

Interview Summary

1991 June 17
(32 minutes)
Country music performer Roy Drusky recalls working with Patsy Cline. Discussion includes Cline’s personality and style; working with Owen Bradley; the country vs. pop market; and Cline’s contribution to country music.

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