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Josh Noland

Josh Noland, American recording company executive. Named Instrumentalist of Year State of Florida, 1976, 1st Recording of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue on the Guitar, 1974; inductee Florida Country Music Hall of Fame, 1995, Country Music Organizations American Hall of Fame, 1999. With United States Army, 1956-1963. Member Florida Country Music Association (president Broward chapter 1992-1995).

Background

  • Noland, Josh was born on July 23, 1938 in Louisville. Son of Joshua Anderson and Dorothy (Lewis) Noland.

  • Career

    • Guitarist We Have A Signal Radio & television, Louisville, 1956-1960. Member The Coachmen, 1960-1967. Band leader Country Music Cabaret, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1969-1978.

      President, owner, manager Empire Records and Tapes, Pompano Beach, since 1958, Big Blue Dophin Music, Inc., since 1989, Josh Noland Music Studio, since 1978. Record producer, since 1956. President Songs of the Old Country Church, Inc., since 1971.

      Music teacher in field.

    Membership

    With United States Army, 1956-1963. Member Florida Country Music Association (president Broward chapter 1992-1995).

    Connections

    • Children: Eileen E., Andy, Jeff R.
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    Born July 23, 1938
    • 1956 - 1960
      Guitarist We Have A Signal Radio & television
      Louisville, Kentucky, United States
    • 1956
      record producer
    • 1958
      president
      Pompano Beach, Florida, United States
    • 1960 - 1967
      member, The Coachmen
    • 1969 - 1978
      band leader, Country Music Cabaret
      Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
    • 1978
      president
    • 1989
      president