Wakely, Jimmy

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Name
Wakely, Jimmy Gender: M
James Clarence Wakeley
born on 16 February 1914 at 11:00 (= 11:00 AM )
Place Mineola, Arkansas, 34n19, 94w02
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 27°12' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 18°24 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 22°19'



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Jimmy Wakely
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Biography

American actor, songwriter, country music vocalist, and one of the last singing cowboys. During the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s, he released records, appeared in several B-Western movies with most of the major studios, appeared on radio and television and even had his own series of comic books. His duet singles with Margaret Whiting from 1949 until 1951, produced a string of top seven hits, including 1949's number one hit on the US country chart and pop music chart, "Slippin' Around". Wakely owned two music publishing companies in later years, and performed at the Grand Ole Opry until shortly before his death.

Wakely married Dora Inez Miser on 13 December 1935. They had four children: Deanna, Carol, Linda and son Johnny. Their marriage lasted until his death. After contracting emphysema, Wakely died of heart failure at Mission Hills, California on 23 September 1982 at age 68.

For his recording work, Wakely has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Vine Street. Wakely was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1971, and the Western Music Association Hall of Fame in 1991.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • associate relationship with Autry, Gene (born 29 September 1907)

Events

  • Relationship : Marriage 13 December 1935 (Dora Inez Miser)
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Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield, copy on file ("Clarence Wakley", son of Major and Callie "Wakley").

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Emphysema
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Heart disease/attack (Terminal)
  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Four)
  • Vocation : Business : Business owner
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Country-Western
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Group/ Duo (The Bell Boys, The Jimmy Wakely Trio)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Song writer
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc. (Country)
  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame (Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame)