Johnny Bond

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Birthday
1, 1915
Birthplace
Oklahoma
Death Date
Jun 12, 1978 (63)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
1, 1915
Birthplace
Oklahoma
Death Date
Jun 12, 1978 (63)

About

Country music singer who was popular in the 1940s and 1950s and was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1999. He acted in films including Duel in the Sun.

Before Fame

He learned to play guitar, trumpet, and ukulele as a boy and would perform at local dances as a teenager.

Trivia

He was a regular on the 1950s Los Angeles country music television series, Town Hall Party.

Family Life

He was part of a poor farming family.

Associated With

His first big break was working for Jimmy Wakely in the 1930s.