Bobby at one of his night clubs in Madison Wisconsin
Bobby on the Ozark Jubilee (1956)
Roy Acuff (1961)
Bobby being interviewed by Grant Turner on WSM Radio
One of the old cars Bobby and his band used to travel in
From left to right: Bobby Hodge, Melba Montgomery, Richie Hodge. Melba is another dear friend we recently had the pleasure of working with at local show.
The front and back cover of the Grand Ole Opry program on one of Bobby's appearances May 12, 1962.
An old friend, Dave Dudley
Duke of Paducah
Duke of Paducah was one of many artists that appeared in Bobby's night clubs in Madison Wisconsin.
Bobby the "Rainbow Ranger"
Bobby and his "Rainbow Rangers"
Bobby and band at Bobby's club, the Maverick Lounge in Oldsmar Florida. (1972)
(Bobby, Don Moldenhower & Chuck Johnson)
(Harry Kerry, Bob Hodge Jr & Bobby)
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Bobby Hodge photos from "The Early Years"
Starday Records Promo Photo
Bobby in 1951
Ernest Tubb in 1954
Geri Sorenson/Olsen Ernest Tubb Mary Hodge
(Vocalist with Bobby's Band) (Bobby's wife)
Goldie Hill in 1954
Goldie Hill (b. Argolda Voncille Hill January 11, 1933- February 24, 2005)
was an American Country Music Singer. She was one of the first women in Country Music, becoming one of the first women to reach the #1 spot on the Country Music Charts, with her 1953 hit "I Let The Stars Get In My Eyes". Along with Kitty Wells, Goldie Hill set the standard for future women in Country Music, like Patsy Cline, Skeeter Davis, Loretta Lynn, and Dolly Parton. (Taken from Wikipedia which can be viewed by clicking HERE)
Bobby performing on the Grand Ole Opry in 1961.
Also shown is Melba Montgomery playing guitar.
Thanks to Melissa Solomon Barrett (Melba's daughter) for contributing this photo.
Note: Bobby and George used to record on the same recording label, Stop Records in Nashville. They became good friends before George's untimely death.