Merle Sechrist Smithers

Merle Sechrist Smithers
Merle married the love of her life Don Smithers, on April 13, 1955, in Pampa, Texas, and spent her early married life in Moore, Oklahoma, where she was involved with church, PTA, Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts and raising her four children. … TX, Donna …

Cold Hard Cash Band will be featured at this year's Winter Fair
“Cold Hard Cash” is led by Merle Travis Peterson, with Fel Torres on drums and Ryan Yates on bass. The band has performed with Charlie Daniels, Darryl Worley, John Anderson, Eric Church, Lonestar and Eddie Money. “Cold Hard Cash” appeared on the …
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Book Review: 'Johnny Cash: The Life' by Robert Hilburn
One of the best testimonials (oddly, not referenced by Mr. Hilburn) of Cash's Jekyll-and Hyde temperament came from another polymath and fellow pillhead, Merle Travis, who mentored Cash and also taught him how to throw a Bowie knife. "I'm impressed …
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Cañon Rose Acoustic Society
"Their melodic style is the result of a magical combination comprised of very different influences, from the guitar finger-picking of John Hurt, Merle Travis and Chet Atkins to the high lonesome sounds of bluegrass and the innovative autoharp of …
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