Personalities | Minnie Pearl | War Years | Country

(Comedian, 1912–96)

Often called ‘The Queen of Country Comedy’, Sarah Ophelia Colley brought smiles of warmth and endearment to several generations of Grand Ole Opry fans in the comic guise of Minnie Pearl. She was a fixture on the Opry for over half a century.

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


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