Bob Nolan

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Birthday
13, 1908
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Jun 16, 1980 (72)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
13, 1908
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Jun 16, 1980 (72)

About

Canadian-American country singer and songwriter who was a member of Sons of the Pioneers. He composed a lot of country and western standards.

Before Fame

He became a U.S. Army officer before moving to Los Angeles and working as a lifeguard in 1929. He answered an advertisement looking for a yodeler in 1931.

Trivia

He won two 2005 Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame awards for his songs "Tumbling Tumbleweeds" and "Cool Water."

Family Life

He married Tennie Pearl Fields in 1928 and together they had a daughter named Roberta Irene.

Associated With

He was in Sons of the Pioneers with Roy Rogers.