Roy Drusky

Roy Frank Drusky, Jr. (June 22, 1930 – September 23, 2004) was an American country music singer, songwriter, producer, actor and disc jockey popular from the 1960s through the early 1970s. Known for his baritone voice, he was known for incorporating the Nashville sound and for being the first artist to record a song written by Kris Kristofferson ("Jody and the Kid"). His highest-charting single was the No. 1 "Yes, Mr. Peters", a duet with Priscilla Mitchell.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 22nd, 1930 (Atlanta), Died September 23rd, 2004 (Nashville)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1958 - 1963

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Recordings (Results 51-52 of 52 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca NA 12411 2/27/1963 She never cried when she was mine Roy Drusky vocalist  
Decca NA 12412 2/27/1963 Divided love Roy Drusky vocalist  
(Results 51-52 of 52 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Drusky, Roy," accessed October 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/312932.

Drusky, Roy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/312932.

"Drusky, Roy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 October 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/312932

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