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After Stone’s death, she and Walton kept the Possum Hunters going into the 50s but eventually the band folded and for a time, they played with the Crook Brothers. After Walton’s death, Alcyone Bate Beasley retired after a career lasting over 40 years. She died in Nashville’s Memorial Hospital in October , following a stroke.
Musician. Humphrey Bate was a graduate of Vanderbilt University and a practising physician in Sumner County. He formed the Augmented Orchestra, an old-time string band but George Hay of the Grand Ole Opry insisted he change the band's name to Dr. Humphrey Bate and the Possum Hunters. He played in the historic first.
His group was known as the Augmented Orchestra when it arrived for what would be the historic first ever broadcast for the Grand Ole Opry, but disc jockey, promoter, and host George Hay insisted the group change its name to the Possum Hunters in one of his typical attempts to establish "hick" personalities for his performers. The good Dr. Bate.
Bate and his band, which had been given the name "Dr. Humphrey Bate & His Possum Hunters" by Opry founder George D. Hay, remained regulars on the Grand Ole Opry until Bate's death in The band's recordings, while scant, are considered some of the most distinctive and complex string .
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