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The Maddox Brothers and Rose was a Country music, once known as country and western music, is a popular musical form developed in the southern United States, with roots in traditional folk music, spirituals, and the blues. Vernon Dalhart was the first country singer to have a nationwide hit (May 1924, with The Wreck of Old 97... country music band which was based in California from the 1930s to the 1950s. The group consisted of four brothers, Fred, Cal, Henry and Don Maddox with their sister Categories: Wikipedia cleanup | People stubs ... Rose.


The family hailed from Boaz is a city located in Marshall County, Alabama. As of the 2000 census, the population of the city is 7,411. Geography Boaz is located at 34°1210 North, 86°938 West (34.202793, _86.160457)1. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has... Boaz, Alabama but moved to California when the band members were still children due to the financial troubles of their parents in the The word depression can mean: A decrease of functional activity in behavior patterns. The everyday term for a sad mood, see depression (mood) The medical condition clinical depression A sunken or depressed geological formation, see depression (geology) An economic depression, is a more severe downturn than a recession The Great... Depression. They were a little in advance of the flood of Okies who were to flood the state in the 30s. They struggled to make a living as intinerant fruit and vegetable pickers in the San Joaquin Valley, often sleeping and eating on the ground.


Having settled in Modesto is the county seat of Stanislaus County, California. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 188,856. Current census estimates place the population at 206,300. Its location, an hour and half from both the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento, has turned the... Modesto, the family developed their musical ability and, in 1937 performed on the radio, sponsored by a local furniture store.


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Rose Maddox - Free Music Downloads, Videos, Lyrics, CDs, MP3s, Bio, Merchandise and Links (654 words)
Rose was recruited -- as an 11 year old -- and the group soon appeared in bars as well as on the radio show.
Maddox's Capitol contract ended in 1965, and after recording with several smaller labels, she began to concentrate on tours, with brothers Cal and Henry in addition to her son, Donnie.
Maddox spent most of the '90s relatively quietly, performing at a few festivals and recording an occasional album, including The Moon Is Rising in 1996.
Rose Maddox (633 words)
As leader of the Maddox Brothers and Rose from 1937 to 1957, she exploded the previously inconsequential role of the 'girl singer' in country music, established herself as one of country music's first national female stars and set the tone for every woman that followed her.
Rose Maddox at age 7 had taken the difficult trek from Alabama to California with her parents and four brothers in the spring of 1933.
During the 80’s, Rose Maddox survived three heart attacks, one of which left her in a coma for three months and the death of her only child, son Donnie from a stroke.
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