Bill Carlisle

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Birthday
19, 1908
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Mar 17, 2003 (94)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
19, 1908
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Mar 17, 2003 (94)

About

Country musician during the 1940s and 1950s who was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. His song "What Kinda Deal Is This" charted at #4.

Before Fame

He started out performing in the 1920s on local radio stations before releasing his solo debut single, "Rattlesnake Daddy," in 1933.

Trivia

He created an alter ego persona called Hot Shot Elmer on the WNOX shows Mid-Day Merry-Go-Round and Tennessee Barn Dance.

Family Life

His older brother is singer Cliff Carlisle who he sang with early in his career.

Associated With

His hit 1952 song, "Too Old to Cut the Mustard," was covered by Rosemary Clooney.