Roy Acuff to Be Featured on Stamp

Roy Acuff, a longtime member of the Grand Ole Opry, will be featured on a postage stamp in 2003. An extremely popular entertainer during World War II, Acuff’s hits include “The Wabash Cannonball” and “The Great Speckled Bird.” He also co-founded Acuff-Rose Publications, Nashville’s first music publisher. Acuff joined the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1962 and died in 1992. 10/10/02