Personalities | The Callahan Brothers | Early Years of Hillbilly | Country
(Vocal duo, 1930s–40s)
Contemporaries of the Delmores, Dixons and other brother acts, Homer (1912–2002) and Walter (1910–71) Callahan (professionally, Bill and Joe respectively) stood out with their duet yodelling and their fondness for bluesy themes. Starting out on radio in Asheville, North Carolina, in 1933, they recorded copiously through the 1930s, enjoying moderate success with ‘She’s My Curly Headed Baby’. In the 1940s they were on radio in Texas, where Homer remained active in music to an advanced age.
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