Yesterday was Roy Clark's birthday.
He was born on April 15, 1933.
I bet you thought he was born in Oklahoma. I did. He was born in Virginia and raised on Staten Island, NY. He has lived in Oklahoma so long that he is considered an "Okie."
Just this past Wednesday he was named Oklahoma's Music Ambassador for Children and we have the Roy Clark Elementary School in Tulsa, OK.
I grew up watching Hee Haw and loved every minute of it. I still like watching the reruns. By the way there is a pair of Hee Haw overalls on ebay but it will set you back, $45.00!
He sang his hit song, Yesterday When I Was Young at his dear friend, Mickey Mantle's funeral.
It is beautiful and timeless just like Roy.
Happy birthday Roy, we love you.
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