Personalities | Ralph Emery | Nashville & Beyond | Country

(Radio and television personality, b. 1933)

McEwen, Tennessee-born Walter Ralph Emery was for decades country’s most popular radio and television host, and he became as famous as many of the stars whose careers he helped launch. A long-time fixture on WSM Radio in Nashville, Emery also hosted various country music television shows in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s.

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


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