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Roselea Arbana "Rose" Brogdon (August 15, 1925 in Boaz, Alabama - April 15, 1998 in Ashland, Oregon) was an American country singer/songwriter/fiddle player. She is referred to as "The Original Hillbilly Filly" and "The Grandmother of Rockabilly".

Maddox was the singer in the Maddox Brothers and Rose, often considered to be "the greatest hillbilly band of all time". In 1996 she was nominated for a Grammy award for her…

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  • Strangely under appreciated, for maybe the best Country Western band ever.
  • A shame she isn't in the Country Music Hall of Fame! A true gem.
  • Simply one of the greatest singers ever!
  • So awesome and LOUD - more or less invented rockabilly well before Elvis. Not nearly as well known as she should be.

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