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recording company executive

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, Louisville, 1960-1967; band leader, Country Music Cabaret, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1969-1978; president, owner, manager, Empire Records and Tapes, Pompano Beach, Florida, since 1958; president, owner, manager, Big Blue Dophin Music, Inc., since 1989; president, owner, manager, 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.

father:
Joshua Anderson Noland

mother:
Dorothy (Lewis) Noland

children:
Andy Noland

Eileen E. Noland

Jeff R. Noland