Canadian country artist. Recording 140 albums in a 50 year plus career, Snow had a clear baritone voice, played guitar, and was an accomplished songwriter. Among his more than 85 singles to hit the Billboard country charts between 1950 and 1980 were the #1 self-penned "I'm Moving On" and "The Golden Rocket" The former "I'm Moving On" tying a chart record by spending 21 long weeks at the #1 position. His story of great hardship to big time success is motivational, and Snow is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame and the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
[born]: 9 May 1914 in Brooklyn, Queens County, Nova Scotia, Canada
[died]: 20 December 1999 in Madison, Tennessee, U.S.A.