Kentucky Tourism

Foley, Red

Blue Lick, KY



Born in Blue Lick, KY, Red Foley was one of the biggest stars in country during the post-war era, a silky-voiced singer who sold some 25 million records between 1944 and 1965 and whose popularity helped make country music mainstream. Red Foley grew up in Berea, KY; an historic marker recognizes his home on Rt. 595.