Personalities | Rod Brasfield | War Years | Country

(Comedian, 1910–58)

Rodney Leon Brasfield, born in Smithville, Mississippi, was one of country music’s most beloved comedians and a long-time favourite of Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry, where he performed from 1944 until his death. He often teamed with fellow Opry comedienne Minnie Pearl and later with singer-comedienne June Carter Cash.

Styles & Forms | War Years | Country
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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Music, consultant editor Bob Allen


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