Slim Whitman

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by Slim Whitman

Biography

Otis Dewey Whitman Jnr., 20 January 1924, Tampa, Florida, USA. As a child, Whitman’s stutter was ridiculed by other children and consequently, he left school as soon as he could. Even though his stutter is now cured, he has never cared for public speaking and says little during his stage act. Several members of his family were musical and he became interested in Jimmie Rodgers’ recordings when he discovered that he too could yodel. After leaving school, he worked in a meat-packing... Read more

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country
classic country
oldies
yodel
male vocalists
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