Hugh Jarrett

Hugh started his association with the music industry in the early 1950's in a quartet known as the Jordanaires, the backup group for Elvis Presley.

Hugh later hosted his own, national radio program in Nashville at WLAC. Then he came to Georgia and Atlanta's WPLO. Hugh later worked at WFOM in Marietta and WSB in Atlanta . He also worked at KBBQ in  Burbank along with regular emcee/singing at "The Palomino" club.

Upon returning to Atlanta, Hugh hosted the variety show Rise and Shine on WXIA-TV, anchored the Financial News on Atlanta's Channel 36 and was the emcee for "Concerts in the Country" at Lanierland Country Music Park. Hugh's voice has been used by major television networks, and for years has been the voice of Goldkist.

Hugh was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in 1999 and the Georgia Music Hall of Fame September 26, 2004 and hosted a Sunday morning gospel program on WWEV in Cumming until his death, May 31, 2008.




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