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Bobby Mack “the man with 1000 voices”

Bobby Mack “the man with 1000 voices” (1932 – 2016) was a fixture on the country music scene in Illinois.  He recorded several notable rockabilly 45s in the 1950’s and early ’60’s.He worked with Jerry Milam and did some of the earliest recording at Golden Voice. He cut the single I’m Leaving You / The […]

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Bobby Mack “the man with 1000 voices”

Bobby Mack “the man with 1000 voices” (1932 – 2016) was a fixture on the country music scene in Illinois.  He recorded several notable rockabilly 45s in the 1950’s and early ’60’s.He worked with Jerry Milam and did some of the earliest recording at Golden Voice. He cut the single I’m Leaving You / The […]

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Johnny McCollum

Johnny McCollum, a noted songwriter and musician from Iowa, recorded at Golden Voice in the late 1960s. The respected bandleader and performer has published well over 100 songs, including ones performed by many notable country artists.  He came from a musical background, writing songs as a child. Johnny was originally signed to Sun Records in […]

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Carl Trantham aka Carl Trent, Golden Voice Legend.

Carl Trantham aka Carl Trent, Golden Voice Legend.  Carl Trantham is a true musical legend.  His story predates Golden Voice and his legacy continues today amongst hard-core collectors of genuine county, bluegrass and rockabilly records.   Carl got his start Highland, MO at the age of six playing guitar and singing with his family.  He would […]

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Timothy P. and the Rural Route 3, Gridley, IL.

Timothy P. and the Rural Route 3 originally formed in Gridley, Illinois. Timothy P Irvin, the group’s singer, had lead an early central Illinois rock ‘n roll group from 1963 to 1967 called The Shattertones. (Note: it has been determined via tax records that The Shattertones recorded at Golden Voice sometime in 1967).  Timothy joined the service in […]

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Steve Gibson, Golden Voice and the Peoria Music scene in the late 1960’s.

Here is Nashville legend Steve Gibson (who cut his first record at Golden Voice) talking about his past in the Peoria, Il music scene of the late 1960’s.  In this talk he did with the Country Music Hall of Fame he has some great remarks and insights regarding his first recordings at Golden Voice Recording Co.   Click here […]

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