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Posted By: GUEST,Phil d'Conch
19-Oct-18 - 06:42 AM
Thread Name: Folklore: Who was Hal 'Pappy' Horton?
Subject: RE: Folklore: Who was Hal 'Pappy' Horton?
Hal Horton
Sonora Record No. H7022
“Dreamy Rio Grande”
“Rhythm in the Hills”
Sonora Record No. H7025
“Blue Texas Moonlight”
“Gotta Get Together With My Gal”

Star of CBS' Hollywood Barn Dance and his own MBS show, Hal Horton commands a big following through his movie roles and his featured singing role in the popular stage success “Song of Norway.” His rich romantic voice and personable singing style is a product of his native Northwest, gives him the authentic appeal your trade demands.”
[Display advert, Music Machines, Billboard, 1 Feb., 1947, p.179]

Describes Hal Horton (Harry B. Horwitz)(c.1919-2010) of the Los Angeles Civic Light Opera. He would have been a teenager in 1937 when the Guthries were hired for XELO.