Billy Grammer

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Birthday
28, 1925
Birthplace
Benton, IL
Death Date
Aug 10, 2011 (85)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
28, 1925
Birthplace
Benton, IL
Death Date
Aug 10, 2011 (85)

About

American country singer who released the song "Gotta Travel On" in 1959. It was an instant pop and country crossover hit.

Before Fame

He joined the U.S. Army during World War II and also worked as an apprentice toolmaker for the Washington Naval Gun Factory.

Trivia

He was a performer at the Grand Ole Opry.

Family Life

He married high school sweetheart, Ruth Burzynski, in 1944.

Associated With

He recorded a cover version of Bobby Bare's song, "Detroit City," in 1963 and titled it "I Wanna Go Home."

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