Gordon Burns, TV and radio star nicknamed Country Boy Eddie, passes
2023/09/04

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Gordon Edwards Burns, also known as 'Country Boy Eddie', has passed away at the age of 92. As the host of The Country Boy Eddie Show, Burns gave a platform to future stars Dolly Parton and Tammy Wynette early in their careers. He began hosting the show in 1957 and retired in 1993. Known for his love of people and his support of unknown artists, Burns embraced musicians who hadn't yet found their big break. His show also featured comedy, interviews, advertisements, and more. Burns was a trailblazer in the Alabama music and television scenes.

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