- Together onstage,
but not off.
singers on The Lawrence Welk Show were Ralna English and Guy
Hovis. I understand they are no longer married, but when I see
them on reunion shows, they always sit and sing together. Have
they gotten back together, and are they still performing?
Your sentiments are shared by many: The couple was one of
the most popular acts on the program. Though divorced since 1984,
English and Hovis have an excellent relationship and perform
together whenever possible. English lives with their daughter,
Julie Hovis, who recently graduated from Arizona State University,
in the Scottsdale, Ariz., area. Guy Hovis remarried in February.
He lives in Jackson, Miss., where hes state director for
Sen. Trent Lott. With his busy work schedule, its difficult
for him to get away and perform with English, but he manages
to on occasion. English performs regularly across the United
States and Canada. Although a successful commercial and night
club singer, she rose to fame, along with Hovis, when they landed
a regular spot on the Lawrence Welk Show, which ran for 27 years.
Repeats and reunion shows are still shown on PBS.
About "American Profile"
- American Profile is a
weekly, four-color magazine that celebrates hometown American
life. It's a heartfelt reminder of what's good about who we are
and the places many of us still call home. American Profile is
about places where drive-in movies, county fairs, and simple
acts of neighborly kindness are more than fond memories. They
are woven into the fabric of everyday life. It's about Sunday
afternoon picnics, 4th of July parades where people aren't ashamed
to shed a tear when the flag passes, and about doing what's rightjust
because it's right. American Profile is about this country's
roots, and the people and places that still make America great.
It's inserted in newspapers throughout the United States.
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