L-R: Gladys Van Dyke, Lt. Gov. Mike Parson, Rep. Nathan Beard, Leroy Van Dyke, Mayor Stephen Galliher, Rep. Steve Cookson (behind sign), Barbara Hayden

The State of Missouri Honors Country Legend Leroy Van Dyke With the Newly Unveiled Leroy Van Dyke Highway Sign

Leroy Van Dyke 04.24.17

Sedalia, Mo. (April 24, 2017) - The State of Missouri has just unveiled the Leroy Van Dyke Highway sign this past weekend. The momentous occasion took place in Sedalia, Missouri, at an event held at the Liberty Center. Missouri’s most elite dignitaries were on-hand for the event, including Missouri State Rep. Steve Cookson, Rep. Nathan Beard, Rep. Dean Dohrman, Lt. Gov. Mike Parson and Mayor Steve Galliher. The highway pays tribute to country legend Leroy Van Dyke, who is a Missouri native, currently residing in Pettis County. The named highway is a portion of 50 Highway, west of the intersection of Highways 50 and 65 in Sedalia.

“This is a humbling event and my...

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"The Leroy Van Dyke Country Gold Tour" Announces Upcoming 2017 Dates

Leroy Van Dyke TG Sheppard 01.18.17

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (January 18, 2017) – As the New Year begins, “The Leroy Van Dyke Country Gold Tour” will kick off next month, captivating audiences and showing that country tradition is alive and well. The one-of-a-kind show continues a trend developed in the 50s and 60s where artists would travel with a “caravan of stars” city-to-city, all accompanied by Van Dyke’s one band, to prevent change-over, giving fans more music. After more than 60 years, the concept is more popular than ever, with the must-see tour making stops at several high profile events including both the Florida and Iowa State Fairs, along with top festivals like the 40th Annual...

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LEROY VAN DYKE'S "WALK ON BY" SCORES BILLBOARD'S NO. 2 SPOT ON 'GREATEST OF ALL-TIME COUNTRY SONGS' CHART

Leroy Van Dyke 08.02.16

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 2, 2016) – Leroy Van Dyke’s smash No. 1 hit “Walk On By” continues to lead the country format as one of Billboard’s Greatest All-Time Country Songs. Van Dyke is just one of 15 current and/or deceased Webster Public...

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"THE LEROY VAN DYKE COUNTRY GOLD TOUR" ANNOUNCES SUMMER/FALL DATES

Leroy Van Dyke 03.28.16

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 28, 2016) – In two and a half decades, The Leroy Van Dyke “Country Gold Tour” has played in 24 states and four foreign countries, and continues with increased acceptance and momentum in carefully selected venues, including state fairs, performing arts centers and casinos.

This classic country format has joined some of classic country music’s favorite stars for a show that reminds traditional country music fans of the music they fell in love with. Dates have just been announced for upcoming appearances later this summer/fall (with more to be added) featuring...

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Missouri General Assembly Set to Honor Country Music Legend Leroy Van Dyke

Leroy Van Dyke 01.13.16

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (January 13, 2015) – The members of the Missouri legislature will take time next Tuesday afternoon to honor country music legend and Missouri native Leroy Van Dyke. The Missouri House of Representatives will hold a brief ceremony on the House floor as state Reps. Nathan Beard and Steve Cookson present Van Dyke with an official House Resolution honoring him for his 60 years in the music business. Van Dyke is also scheduled to be honored on the floor of the Missouri Senate that same day.

Both Beard and Cookson said it was a privilege to be able to recognize a...

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COUNTRY LEGEND LEROY VAN DYKE'S "AUCTIONEER" MOST REQUESTED SONG IN 2015 ALMOST SIXTY YEARS AFTER ITS RELEASE

Leroy Van Dyke 12.31.15

WXXQ Announces "Auctioneer" as the Most Requested Song of 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (December 31, 2015) – Rockford’s Country Q98.5’s most requested song in 2015 is Leroy Van Dyke’s “Auctioneer,” according to the radio station’s spins and requests from listeners. After being released almost sixty years ago, “Auctioneer” was still the most requested song by their listeners.

“Congratulations to Leroy Van Dyke for writing such a classic song! We are very proud to call Leroy our friend. His song “Auctioneer” is a song that will be requested for many years to come.” said WXXQ Executive Producer,...

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