Don Winters

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Tampa, Florida, USA
Don Winters was born in 1929 in Tampa, Florida. Raised mostly in South Georgia, he was the son of entertainer "Pop" Winters who headed "The Southern Strollers." Don began performing with them in the late 40s but moved to Nashville in the 50s and recorded on Decca and RCA labels. Around 1960 he joined Marty Robbins' band as a singer and guitar player. With Bobby Sykes the three were known as "The Marty Robbins Trio." He was a gifted vocalist, noted especially for his yodeling and long wind. His solo efforts included "Too Many Times" and "Shake Hands With A Loser. Read more...


Character: Himself

The Road to Nashville 1967

Character: Axe Mayhew

Guns of a Stranger 1973