Skeeter Bonn was a native of Sugarville, Illinois and gained some fame as a renowned yodeler. They called him the "Pickin' and Singin' Boy". Around 1953 or so, we was starring on the WWVA Jamboree out of Wheeling, WV each Saturday night. But later in 1954, he was appearing on the WLS National Barn Dance.
In 1949, he won the Illinois championship as a singer. He played Spanish guitar, sang hymns as well as ballads and semi-pop numbers.
He was… read more
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