Judy Martin

Eva Alaine Overstake (July 23, 1917 - November 17, 1951), professionally known as Judy Martin, was an American country music singer, performing from the early 1930s to the late 40s on the WLS-AM's National Barn Dance in Chicago. She was the second wife of Country Music Hall of Fame member Red Foley and is the grandmother of Christian country music singer Debby Boone.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 23rd, 1917 (Decatur), Died November 17th, 1951 (Nashville)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1933 - 1950

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Notes: The professional name of Eva Overstake.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-77319 10-in. 12/12/1933 Since the angels took mother away Eva Overstake ; Evelyn Overstake ; Lucille Overstake ; Three Little Maids Female vocal trio, with guitar vocalist  
Victor BS-77320 10-in. 12/12/1933 In the harbor of home sweet home Eva Overstake ; Evelyn Overstake ; Lucille Overstake ; Three Little Maids Female vocal trio, with guitar vocalist  
Victor BS-77321 10-in. 12/12/1933 I ain't gonna study war no more Eva Overstake ; Evelyn Overstake ; Lucille Overstake ; Three Little Maids Female vocal trio, with guitar vocalist  
Victor BS-77322 10-in. 12/12/1933 Hear dem bells Eva Overstake ; Evelyn Overstake ; Lucille Overstake ; Three Little Maids Female vocal trio, with guitar vocalist  
Decca NA 2009 8/23/1949 Our Christmas waltz-1 Red Foley vocalist  
Decca NA 2034 11/7/1949 Have I told you lately that I love you-1 Red Foley vocalist  
Decca NA 2095 4/4/1950 Let's go to church-1 Red Foley vocalist  
Decca NA 2097 4/4/1950 Remember me-1 Red Foley vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Martin, Judy," accessed October 22, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112665.

Martin, Judy. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 22, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112665.

"Martin, Judy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 22 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112665

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