Roy Clark

Best known as one of the co-hosts of the country music comedy television show Hee Haw (which ran for a remarkable 20 years on network and syndicated TV), Roy Clark is actually one of the best guitar pickers in the history of popular country music. He was one of the few true country acts to have a pop crossover hit -"Yesterday When I Young" - while having nearly a dozen hits exclusively on the country charts since the late 1960s.

It's too bad that most of America had to see Clark as an overweight, less-than-intelligent hillbilly when watching him on Hee Haw. In reality, he is a remarkably gifted artist and guitarist who, luckily for his earnest fans, remained more than true to his country roots.

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