Personalities | Grant Turner | War Years | Country

(Radio emcee, 1912–91)

The Texas-born ‘Voice of the Grand Ole Opry’ served as an announcer on the famed Nashville radio show for nearly 50 years – an accomplishment that led to his becoming the first radio personality to be inducted into the Country Music Hall Of Fame (in 1981).

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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Music, consultant editor Bob Allen


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