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Died On This Date (March 8, 1963) Jack Anglin / Died In Car Accident En Route To Patsy Cline’s Funeral

Posted by themusicsover on March 8, 2010

Jack Anglin
May 13, 1916 – March 8, 1963

anglinJack Anglin began his music career along with his brothers, performing as the Anglin Brothers, billing themselves as “The South’s Favorite Trio.”  When the group disbanded in 1939, Anglin joined up with Johnnie Wright, then husband of Kitty Wells, to for Johnnie & Jack. With their popularity rising, they were asked to join the Grand Ol Opry in 1952.   The duo continued to enjoy success until March 8, 1963 when Anglin was killed in a single car accident en route to Patsy Cline’s funeral.  Wright passed away in 2011.

4 Responses to “Died On This Date (March 8, 1963) Jack Anglin / Died In Car Accident En Route To Patsy Cline’s Funeral”

  1. Diane Anglin Taylor said

    Have been working on geneology of the Anglin Name. The name Jack Anglin keeps coming up. Looking for any family surviviors to maybe chat with or email. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks.

    • Gary Anglin said

      Jack Anglin was my great uncle. I have some geneology information on the Anglin name.

      • mary anglin meier said

        Jack anglin is a cousin of mine, live in elk river,mn my music was in my feet, I danced my heart out to anglin songs. How about you? greetings

      • Richard Spurlock said

        Have you talked to his son who I think still lives in Madison TN.

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