country singer
1923-1987 • Born in Pike County, KY
Lived in Huntington, Cabell County, circa 1940-1987

Mollie O’Day helped redefine the role of the female country singer and was known for her impassioned performances. None other than Hank Williams taught her “Tramp on the Street,” which became her signature song. Many consider her to be the greatest female country singer who ever lived. O’Day and her husband, guitarist Lynn Davis recorded for Columbia Records in the mid-1940's. After suffering a nervous breakdown, O’Day Davis hosted a gospel radio program in Huntington.

 

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“The Good Man of the House
is Coming Back.”