(1924 – 1979)
Vernon Aubrey Wray was the eldest of the Wray brothers, born on January 7, 1924 in Dunn North Carolina.
In 1943, along with the rest of the family, Vernon moved to Portsmouth Virginia. Vernon's "day job" was a taxicab service, and it's said he had the first taxi license in Portsmouth.
At night, Vernon and his brothers Doug and Link played the honky-tonks, clubs, and fairs in the area, backing many famous musicians of the day. The band, consisting of… read more
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