FLOREENA  PROMOTES COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS MUSIC
 
Floreena Forbes
Inducted into the Australian Country Music Broadcasters Hall Of Fame
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WAL & FLOREENA FORBES 1982
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The Song
"Just Someone I Used To Know" was recorded by Floreena Forbes this year, 2014 in memory of her husband Wal Forbes who passed away in 1984.
Floreena & Wal Forbes formed their band "Floreena Forbes & The Tumbleweed in 1977. In this video, I have included Floreena's stepson Wayne Forbes whose life was lost  in a motorbike accident along with his 7 year old son. Wayne was their drummer in the earlier years.
This song is on the album
"A Trip Down Memory Lane" as a Bonus track available by going to her website
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COUNTRY MUSIC HILLBILLY HEAVEN
Courtesy of Jack Paten "Country Music Historian
Updated August 2017

Johnny Cash
Born.  February 26, 1932
Died.  September 12, 2003
June Carter 'Cash'
Born.  June 23, 1929 
Died.    May 15, 2003
Faron Young
Born:. February 25th 1932 - Louisiana
Died. December 10th 1996
 
Mindy McCready - died February 17th 2013 -
age 37
Joan Ridgeway
Born. January 3, 1932 - Rockhampton Qld
Died. October 12, 2008
Charlie Rich
Born. December 14, 1932
Died. July 25, 1995
 
Thomas Hoyt ‘Slim’ Bryant Born:  December 7, 1908 – Georgia
Died:   May 28, 2010
 
Monte Hale
Born:  June 8, 1919
Died:  March 29, 2009
Stompin' Tom Connors - died March 6th 2013
age 77
Ernest Tubb
Born.
February 9, 1914
Died. September 6, 1984
 
Jimmy Ray Dean
Born: August 10, 1928
– Plain View Texas
Died at age 81 June 13, 2010
Ruby R. Blevins
Stage name
"Patsy Montana"
Born:  October 30th 1908
Died on May 3rd 1996
Hank Williams 
Was born Hiram King Williams on September 17, 1923.Died: January 1, 1953,
George Jones - died April 26th 2013 - age 81
 PATSY CLINE
Birth Name:    Virginia Patterson Hensley
Born: September 8, 1932 Died in a plane crash in March of 1963
Carl Smith
Born: March 15, 1927 – Tennessee
Died: January 16, 2010
 
Billy Wallace
Born: March 26, 1917 – Alabama
Died: June 3, 1978
Hankshaw Hawkins
Born: December 22, 1923Died: March 5, 1963
 
Claude King - died March 7th 2013 - age 90
Randy Hughes
Born: September. 11, 1928
Died: March 5, 1963
 


Buddy Williams:
Born: Sep 1918
Died: Dec 12 1986

Gordon Parsons  
Born: Dec 24.1926
Died:  August 17.1990
 
Dick Parry
Born:Jan 1 1923
Died: 2.1980     
Jack Greene - died March 14th 2013 - age 83

Lenore Miller--Somerset
Born February 17.1931
Died October 17.2006

Chris LeDoux  USA Born October 2 1948
Died:March 9th 2005
 
 
Hoyt Axton 
Born:March 25 1938.
Died:October 26 1999
 
Roy Acuff
Born: Sept 15 1903
Died: Nov 23 1992
 
Charlie Louvin - died January 26th 2011 - age 83
Waylon Jennings
b.  June 15, 1937
d.  February 13, 2002

 
 
Jimmie Davis
Born: 11th Sept 1899.
Louisiana, USA
Died: 5th Nov 2000
Louisiana
 
John Carson
 Born: 23rd Mar 1868 Georgia,USA
Died.11th Dec 1949 USA
 
 
 

 
 
 
Molly Bee
Born:  August 18, 1935
Died:  February 7, 2005
 
George Walter Forbes
Born:1920
Died:8.8.1984
 

Porter Wagoner
b: August 12 1927
d: October28.2007 USA

Shirley Thoms
Born: January 12.1925
Died: July 1.1999
Tex Banes
Born: February 15 1917
Died: March 19.2005 
 
 
Shorty Ranger
Born; Oct 1925
Died: June 22.2007
Wilburn Brothers
Teddy died:  Nov 24, 2003
Doyle died:  Oct 16, 1982

Ernest V Stoneman
Born: May 25.1983
Died: June 14.1968
 
Tex Morton
Born: 30 August 1916
Died:23.July 1983
Vernon Dalhart
b.  April 6, 1883
d.  September 14, 1948
Delmore Brothers
Alton Delomore
 b. December 25, 1908  d. June 8, 1964
Rabon Delmore
b. December 3, 1916  d.December 4, 1952 
 
 
Del Reeves

Born:  July 14, 1932     Died:  January 1, 2007

Dave Dudley
b.May 3, 1928
d.December 22, 2003
 
Skeeter Davis 
b.December 30, 1931 d.September 19, 2004
 
Rex Allen
b. December 31, 1920
d. December 17, 1999
David "Stringbean" Akeman
b: June 17, 1916
d.November 10, 1973
 
 
Mindy McCready -

b. November 30, 1975 –
d. February 17, 2013
 
Ernie Ashworth
Born:15th Dec 1928 - USA
Died:  2nd Mar 2009
Albert Brumley
b. October 29, 1905
d. November 15, 1977 
Archie Campbell
b. November 7, 1914
d November 10 1973


 
Henson Cargill
b. February 5, 1941
d. March 24, 2007
 
Noel Watson
 b.17.12.1942
d.9.10.2013
 

Roy Drusky 
b.June 22, 1930
d.September 23, 2004
Cowboy Copas 
b.July 15, 1913
d.March 5, 1963
"Big Al" Downing 
b.January 9, 1940
d.July 4, 2005
Bob Willis
b.06.03.1905
d.03.05.1975

Cal Smith Smith
b.7.4.1932
d.10.11.2013
Tex Williams
b.23.08.1917
d.11.10.1985


 
Dale Evans
b.31.10.1912
d.7.02.2001
 
Merle Travis
b.20.11.1917
d.20.10.1983
 
Floyd Tillman
b.08.12.1914
d.03.05.1975


 
 
Cowboy Jack Clement
b. April 5, 1931
d. August 8, 2013)
 
Rita Schneider
b.24.01.1928
d.31.03.2009
Smokey Dawson
b.19.03.1915
d.13.02.2008
Flash his horse
died at the age
of 35 years
22.05.1982
 
Reg Linsay
b.1929
d.05.08.2008
NSW
Burl Ives
b.14.06.1909
 d.14.04.1995


 
 
Janette Carter
b. 02. 07. 1923
d. 22. 01. 2006

 
Conway Twitty
b.01.09.1933
d.05.06.1993
 
Athol Mc Coy
b.1925
d.1996

 
Doye O'Dell
b.November 22.1912
d.3.January.2001
Sara Carter
b.July 21.1898
d.January 8.1979
Colin James
b 29.4.1938
d.26.8.2014
Smiley Billy Blinkhorne
died 1977
 
 
NOEL ‘POLEY’ EVERETT
born on June 16th 1933.
died 1999
 
 


June Holm

b: June 14th 1925   

New Years Eve 1966

Stan Coster
b: May 27, 1930, in Casino, NSW
d:March 25, 1997, at Manilla, NSW (near Tamworth). 
 
Little Jimmy Dickens
b.  December 19, 1920
d.  January 2, 2015

 
Grandpa Jones
b: October 20th 1913
d.February 19, 1998, aged 84
 
 
The Hawking Brothers
 
Russel b: July 1st 1931
d: November 2, 1976. 
Alan  b:July 7th 1933
 d:1988


Hank Locklan
 
b:February 15, 1918, Florida
d:March 8 2009 aged 91
 
Tex Ritter
b:January 12, 1905 – Texas
d:January 2nd 1974 – Nashville Tennessee
 
   
Jimmy C. Newman
Born: August 27, 1927
Died: June 21, 2014

 
 

Sonny James

b. May 1st 1929

d. Feb 22nd 2016

Dean ‘Rocky’ Page
 
b. May 10, 1928
 South Australia
d. 1997
Thel Carey
 b. October 9th 1929   d. October 2nd , 1998
 
Jerry Byrd
 
b. March 9th 1920 - Ohio
 d. April 11th 2005 - Hawaii (Country lap-steel guitarist)
   

Slim Dusty

(David Kirkpatrick)

b.  June 17th 1927

d.  September 19th 2003

   
Glen Campbell
 
b. April 22 1936
d. August 8th 2017

Maisie McDaniel
Born.  October 28th 1939 Ireland
Died.  June 28th 2008
 
 
Jerry Reed
Born:  March 20th 1937, Georgia, USA
Died:  August 31st 2008
Col Johnstone (Australian Bush Balladeer)
Born: April 25, 1928
 Died: February 18, 2004
 
Minnie Pearl
b: October 25th 1912, Canterville,Tennessee
d:March 4th 1996
Maryann Albach (Yodeling Cowgirl)
Born: April 7th 1923
Died May 17 2001
Eddie Adams
Born: September 18th 1930 – Michigan US
Died: December 23rd 2001
 Cliff Japhet
Born: October 20th 1909 – New York
Died: August 21st 2007


 
 
Alberta Slim
Born: February 2nd 1920 – Wiltshire, England
Died:. November 25th 2005


 
 
Pee Wee Clarke
b: 18.9.1930
d:9.8.2015

Wilf Carter

(also known as Montana Slim)

Born: December 18th 1904
Died: December 5th 1996
 
Lyn Anderson
b:26.9.1947
d:30.7.2015
 
Audry Auld
 
 b:14.1.1947
d: 9.8.2015
 
       John Minson

b. June 6th 1927

d. March 10th 2017

 
Merle Haggard

b. April 6, 1937

d. April 6, 2016

 Lonnie Mack

b. July 18th 1941

d. April 21st 2016

 
 
 
 
 

Joey Feek

b. September 9th 1975

d. March 4th 2016

 
Buddy Bishop
b. October 3rd 1923   d.  April 13th 1995
 
 

Keven Sharp

b.10.12.1970
d.19.4.2014

Burnie 'Burnett' Worthy

b.  January 17th 1923

d.  April 24th 2016
 
Auriel Andrew

b. 1947

d. 02.01.2017

Richard 'Rick' Cary

b. August 13th  1927

d. July 28th  2017

Geoff Mack

b. Dec 12th  1922

d. July 21st  2017

Michael Johnson

b. August 8th 1944

d. July 25th 2017

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Floreena Forbes & Olive Bice Bendigo's 2 Country Divas 2015

FLOREENA HAS JUST RELEASED A NEW ALBUM
A TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE
Floreena
Send Me The Pillow You Dream On
 
 
Olive Bice, Graham Rodger Floreena Forbes
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 Floreena Forbes & Vanessa Warra
 
     "Drongo Jack" Interviews with         Olive Bice & Beverley McShanagg
 
Olive Bice 2016
 
 
Releases first single
from upcoming new album

 
 
REG LINDSAY
 
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