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Billy Grammer

Billy Wayne Grammer (August 28, 1925 – August 10, 2011) was an American country music singer and accomplished guitar player. He recorded the million-selling "Gotta Travel On", which made it onto both the country and pop music charts in 1959. Grammer would become a regular performer on the Grand Ole Opry, eventually designing, and marketing his namesake guitar after co-founding a guitar company, in Nashville, Tennessee.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 28th, 1925 (Benton), Died Benton

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1961 - 1965

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, vocalist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 70 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca NA 11407 1/13/1961 (There's a) Rainbow 'round my shoulder Billy Grammer vocalist  
Decca NA 11408 1/13/1961 Columbus stockade blues Billy Grammer vocalist  
Decca NA 11566 5/29/1961 Have a drink on me Billy Grammer vocalist  
Decca NA 11567 5/29/1961 Finger Billy Grammer vocalist  
Decca NA 11737 9/27/1961 Save your tears Billy Grammer vocalist  
Decca NA 11738 9/27/1961 I'd like to know why Billy Grammer vocalist  
Decca NA 11739 9/27/1961 Living on love Billy Grammer vocalist  
Decca NA 11744 10/3/1961 Face to face Billy Grammer instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11745 10/3/1961 The uncloudy day Billy Grammer instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11746 10/3/1961 At Calvary Billy Grammer instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11747 10/3/1961 Beautiful isle of somewhere Billy Grammer instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11748 10/3/1961 The old rugged cross Billy Grammer instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11749 10/3/1961 Did you think to pray Billy Grammer instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11750 10/3/1961 What a friend we have in Jesus Billy Grammer instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11751 10/3/1961 There is power in the blood Billy Grammer instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11752 10/3/1961 Whispering hope Billy Grammer instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11753 10/3/1961 God will take care of you Billy Grammer instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11754 10/3/1961 Drifting too far from the shore Billy Grammer instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11755 10/8/1961 Life's railway to heaven Billy Grammer instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca NA 11956 3/19/1962 I'm looking high and low Ernest Tubb and his Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb vocalist  
Decca NA 11957 3/19/1962 Go on home Ernest Tubb and his Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb vocalist  
Decca NA 11958 3/19/1962 Try me one more time Ernest Tubb and his Texas Troubadours ; Ernest Tubb vocalist  
Decca NA 11986 3/29/1962 He ain't my buddy no more Billy Grammer vocalist  
Decca NA 11987 3/29/1962 Blue roller rink Billy Grammer vocalist  
Decca NA 11988 3/29/1962 Old foolish me Billy Grammer vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 70 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Grammer, Billy," accessed October 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/203941.

Grammer, Billy. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/203941.

"Grammer, Billy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/203941

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