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Hugh Thomas Jarrett
Birth: Oct. 11, 1929
Death: May 31, 2008

Singer, Disc Jockey. He was a former member of the legendary Jordanaires who sang back up for Elvis Presley when he first started recording. Jarrett sang bass for Elvis from 1954-58 and also sang with him on his first tour in 1960 following Elvis' military service. He also appeared in several of Elvis' movies. In addition to Elvis, the Jordanaires also sang studio back up for Patsy Cline, Ricky Nelson, Neil Young, Willie Nelson, Jerry Lee Lewis and literally thousands of other young and aspiring artists. The Jordanaires were, and are successful artists on their own having got their start in gospel music. After giving up touring and recording, Jarrett became a very successful disc jockey in Atlanta known as "Big Hugh Baby". He is in the Gospel Music Hall of Fame and the Georgia Music Hall of Fame. He died from injuries suffered in an automobile accident. (bio by: Ron Moody) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Napoleon Bonaparte Jarrett (1885 - 1955)
 
 Spouse:
  Ethel Gertrude Jarrett (____ - 2012)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Linton Jarrett (1913 - 1914)*
  Napoleon Bonaparte Jarrett (1925 - 1983)*
  Hugh Thomas Jarrett (1929 - 2008)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Big Springs United Methodist Church Cemetery
Hickory Flat
Cherokee County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Ron Moody
Record added: Jun 03, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27304364
Hugh Thomas Jarrett
Added by: Ron Moody
 
Hugh Thomas Jarrett
Added by: Ron Moody
 
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Rest In Eternal Peace Hugh. Your memory lives on forever with us.
- Billy R. Edgar
 Added: Sep. 17, 2014

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