b. 1893 d. 1957
A Dundee-born gospel singer who found fame in broadcasting in the United States. Many thanks to Mark Thomson for introducing us to this important singer.
A post on YouTube states:
“Edward MacHugh was born in Scotland and came to the USA when he was 17. He lived in Conneticut in a Dutch colonial home with eight acres. He raised poultry and liked to be called ‘Farmer.’ He started on radio in 1927 at a Boston radio station and became a major radio star across the USA. His? fans referred to him simply as ,’The Gospel Singer’.”
My Ain Countrie
Words by Mary Demarest, 1861. Music by Ione T. Hanna, 1864.