Red Foley

Country Singer

Birthday June 17, 1910

Birth Sign Gemini

Birthplace Kentucky

DEATH DATE Sep 19, 1968 (58)

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Country singer who released ten #1 singles between 1944 and 1969, including "Peace in the Valley."

Before Fame

He worked as an usher and singer after graduating from Berea High School.


He has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Family Life

He married his third wife, Sally Sweet, in 1952; he has a son, Clyde Cummins, who is also a country singer.

Associated With

He played a role in launching the career of country starlet Brenda Lee .