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Richard "Billy" Vaughn was a singer, multi-instrumentalist and orchestra leader.

He was born in Glasgow, Kentucky, where his father was a barber who loved music and inspired Billy to teach himself to play the mandolin at age 3, while suffering a case of the measles. He went on to learn a number of other instruments.

In 1941, Vaughn joined the United States National Guard for what had been planned as a one-year assignment, but when World War II broke out… read more

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  • Avatar for CaCoffiny
    NICE !
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    I still own the La Paloma LP that was from my parents and what started it all for me with Billy. The brass sound of his orchestra was his unmistakable signature.
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    I love this pop pop sort of sound , There was a man on telly who used to make his muscles ripple to this track !!!
  • Avatar for makowski191
    Alte Erinnerungen kommen wieder
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    I could cry, I'm so happy I found him!! My gran used to love this and I could only remember the title of the LP..... moonlight melodies... B E A U TI F U L <3
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    Phunny louckin'

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