LOOKING BACK

We are pleased to share pictures with you from the photo archives of Larry Delaney featuring some of our esteemed inductees at past country music occasions and events. Larry has provided information about each photo which has been captured in a caption. Click on any photo to enlarge it. We hope you will enjoy Looking Back.

Legendary Canadian country star and Hall of Famer Hank Snow, is greeted backstage at an Ottawa show date by three Ottawa Valley Country Music Hall of Fame inductees (L/R) Ted Daigle, (Hank Snow), Terry Carisse and Ron Sparling. All four country personalities are also inductees of the Canadian Country Music Hall Of Fame.

(Photo courtesy of Larry Delaney Photo Archives)

A 1985 Anniversary celebration at the Golden Rail country club in Vanier. (L/R) Club Manager Bruce Campbell, "Papa" Joe Brown (of Family Brown), CKBY’s Ted Daigle, and Ottawa Valley Hall of Famer, Hank (Lariviere) Rivers.

(Photo courtesy of Larry Delaney Photo Archives)

Ron McMunn and The Country Cousins (circa 1964). (L/R) Ron McMunn, Ralph Carlson, Garnie Scheel, Lloyd Grant, John Chamberlain, Don O'Neill. Photo was taken at CJET radio station in Smiths Falls, Ontario, where Ron McMunn & The Country Cousins broadcast a live weekly radio show during the early 1960’s.

(Photo courtesy of Larry Delaney Photo Archives)

1987 Ottawa Valley Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Hugh Scott, meets up with longtime friend, Nashville star Waylon Jennings at the 1985 edition of the Gatineau Clog. Hugh Scott and Waylon Jennings first met when the two performed during the 60’s at hotels in Aylmer, Quebec, and remained in contact through the years. Waylon’s personal letter to Hugh Scott was re-printed on the back cover of Scott's 1967 album "Happy Boy".

(Photo courtesy of Larry Delaney Photo Archives)

1989 Ottawa Valley Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Terry Carisse, with Canadian star Michelle Wright. The two superstar artists enjoyed national success with their hit recording "None Of The Feeling Is Gone". Both artists are inductees of the Canadian Country Music Hall Of Fame.

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Orval Prophet and his cousin Ronnie Prophet (L) were both inducted into the Ottawa Valley Country Music Hall Of Fame in 1985. Both now deceased, are also inductees of the Canadian Country Music Hall Of Fame.

(Photo courtesy of Larry Delaney Photo Archives)

Canadian country legend Hank (Lariviere) Rivers (R) welcomes Nashville legend Hank Williams backstage at the Ottawa Auditorium. Hank Williams’ first and only Ottawa showdate took place May 8, 1951. General admission price for the show was $2.00. Hank Rivers was inducted into the Ottawa Valley Country Music Hall Of Fame in 1984..

(Photo courtesy of Larry Delaney Photo Archives)

1985 Ottawa Valley Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Orval Prophet is pictured with his back-up band at a 1957 show date at the Monterey Club in Montreal. (L/R) George Essery, Rod Gordon, Andy Harvey and Orval Prophet. Steel guitarist George Essery was inducted into the Ottawa Valley Country Music Hall of Fame in 2001.

(Photo courtesy of Larry Delaney Photo Archives)

 

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