Welcome to Mellow's Log Cabin. This blog's purpose is to supply information on a diversity of American southern music - ranging from country, blues, old-time and folk to R&B, rock'n'roll and rockabilly. I regularly present my research results about artists, labels, shows and also give guest writers a chance to publish their texts here on occasion.


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Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Doc Williams dies

Country music singer and star of the WWVA Jamboree Doc Williams died on January 31, 2011, at his home in Wheeling, West Virginia. Williams, who was born in 1914 in Cleveland, Ohio, started out as a singer in Wheeling, West Virginia, where he led the Border Riders together with his wife Chickie. The couple soon became Wheeling's country top stars, appearing on WWVA and the station's Original Jamboree. Williams was 96 years old.

Read more at hillbilly-music.com.

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