Ray Shackleton

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, Ray Shackleton, Songwriter, SMSWF, Gatlinburg, TNRay Shackleton started off playing conga drums on the Charity Bailey Show on CBS TV and performed in folks music clubs in Greenwich Village and Woodstock New York playing autoharp and guitar. He took guitar lessons from Rev. Gary Davis and played drums in various rock bands. He lived in Taos New Mexico for many years and currently lives here in Gatlinburg Tennessee.