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Bob Nolan (April 13, 1908 - June 16, 1980) was a Canadian-born singer, songwriter, and actor. April 13 is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... June 16 is the 167th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (168th in leap years), with 198 days remaining. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ...


Born Clarence Robert Nobles in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, at the age of thirteen he moved to live with his American father in Tucson, Arizona. As Bob Nolan, he began a career as a singer on the Chautauqua tent-show circuit until 1933 when he became a leader of the singing group the Sons of the Pioneers for which he was elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1980. He recorded a number of albums and was the singing voice for Ken Maynard in the 1934 film, In Old Santa Fe. Nolan appeared in a number of low-budget Western films, first for Columbia Pictures and later with cowboy stars Gene Autry and Roy Rogers. Motto: Template:Unhide = Unum Cum Virtute Multorum (One With the Strength of Many) Location City Information Established: 1738 (Fort Rouge), 1873 (City of Winnipeg) Area: 465. ... Nickname: The Old Pueblo Location in Pima County and the state of Arizona Coordinates: Country United States State Arizona Counties Pima Mayor Bob Walkup (R) Area    - City 505. ... The Chautauqua, (pronounced shÉ™-tôkwÉ™) was a popular educational movement of the late 19th and early 20th centuries in the United States. ... The Sons of the Pioneers was a cowboy singing group founded in 1933 by Leonard Slye (better known by his later screen name Roy Rogers), with Tim Spencer and Bob Nolan. ... This official history of the Country Music Hall of Fame skirts the scandals well-documented by veteran Music Row historian Stacy Harris. ... Ken Maynard Ken Maynard (July 21, 1895 – March 23, 1973) was an American motion picture stuntman and actor. ... Justus D. Barnes, from The Great Train Robbery The Western is one of the classic American literary and film genres. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Gene Autry. ... Dale Evans & Roy Rogers Leonard Franklin Slye (November 5, 1911 – July 6, 1998), became famous as Roy Rogers, a singer and cowboy actor. ...


Bob Nolan was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1971. The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame was established by the Nashville Songwriters Foundation, Inc. ...


He died in 1980 in Newport Beach, California and at his request, his ashes were scattered across the Nevada desert. Location of Newport Beach within Orange County, California. ... This article is about the U. S. state of Nevada. ...


In 1986, for his 1941 song "Cool Water", the Sons of the Pioneers were given a Grammy Hall of Fame Award. He also wrote the famous "Tumblin' Tumbleweeds". In 1995, Nolan was inducted posthumously into the Western Performers Hall of Fame at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Cool Water was a famous song written in 1941 by the equally famous Bob Nolan. ... The Grammy Hall of Fame Award is a special Grammy award established in 1973 to honor recordings that are at least twenty-five years old and that have qualitative or historical significance. Alphabetical listing by title: List of Grammy Hall of Fame Award recipients A-D List of Grammy Hall... The Hall of Great Western Performers is a Hall of Fame at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States. ... Bronze Wrangler The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum is a museum and art gallery, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, housing one of the largest collections of: Western, American cowboy, American rodeo, and American Indian; art, artifacts, and archival materials, in the world. ... Nickname: Capital of the New Century, OKC, O-City Location in Oklahoma County and the state of Oklahoma. ...


His home of forty years in Studio City, California, a block away from what was once Republic Studios, was later owned by comedian Ellen DeGeneres. It is currently owned by actor Jim Beaver. Republic Pictures Corporation (aka Republic Entertainment) is an independent film, television, and video distribution company that was originally a movie production-distribution corporation with studio facilities, best known for its specialization in quality B pictures, westerns and movie serials. ... Ellen Lee DeGeneres (surname pronounced in IPA: (born January 26, 1958) is an American actress, stand-up comedian, and currently the Emmy Award-winning host of the syndicated talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show. ... Jim Beaver (born August 12, 1950) (real name James Norman Beaver, Jr. ...


Information on his birth and career was researched by Elizabeth Drake McDonald. Her collection, which includes more than 200 of Nolan's songs and other material from his career, can be found in the library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a public, coeducational, research university located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States. ...



External links:

  • http://www.westernmusic.org/HallOfFamefiles/BobNolan.html
  • http://www.nashvillesongwritersfoundation.com/fame/nolan.html
  • http://www.surfnetinc.com/chuck/nolan.htm

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Bob Nolan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (289 words)
Bob Nolan (April 13, 1908 - June 16, 1980) was a Canadian-born singer, songwriter, and actor.
As Bob Nolan, he began a career as a singer on the Chautauqua tent-show circuit until 1933 when he became a leader of the singing group the Sons of the Pioneers for which he was elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1980.
Bob Nolan was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1971.
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