Ralna Eve English is an American-born singer (born June 19, 1942) in Haskell, Texas, who gained fame as half of the husband-and-wife singing duo of Guy & Ralna with then-husband Guy Hovis, both of whom were featured performers on The Lawrence Welk Show.
In an interview, Ralna English stated that her marriage to Guy Hovis ended because, although the two were passionately in love, they never really liked each other. ... Why Did Ralna English and Guy Hovis Divorce? In an interview, Ralna English stated that her marriage to Guy Hovis ended because, although the two were passionately in love, they ...
Guy Lee Hovis, Jr. (born September 24, 1941), is an American singer, who, along with his former wife, Ralna English, a native of West Texas, was one of the featured acts of the ABC and syndicated television series The Lawrence Welk Show. [citation needed
Did Guy Hovis and Ralna Englsh of the Lawrence show remarry? I seen them on the Welk show last night and they looked like they might have got back together. 1 following . 1 answer 1. ... Ralna could sing (and still does) a mean "How Great Thou Art"
Guy Hovis and Ralna English – the only married couple ever featured together on TV’s “The Lawrence Welk Show” – may not have found lasting harmony at home, but three decades after their 15-year marriage ended in divorce, the singing duo known as “Guy & Ralna” continue to harmonize onstage, as they will when they play the Reagle Music Theatre in Waltham on April 26.
Ralna English is an accomplished country and gospel singer who built a successful career singing in commercials and night clubs before landing a regular spot on the Lawrence Welk Show with her husband, Guy Hovis on the Lawrence Welk Show in 1971. Guy and Ralna became an instant sensation, appearing from 1970 to 1982 as the most popular husband and wife team ever to appear on the Show.
Champagne music for life Ralna English is Welk star through and through by Randy Cordova The Arizona Republic Mar. 11, 2003 12:00 AM For Ralna English, the good and bad in life go hand in hand. Take, for instance, The Lawrence Welk Show. To an audience fond of lovely melodies and simpler times, she has been a star for more than 30 years.
The Live Lawrence Welk Show makes annual concert tours across the United States and Canada featuring the actual stars from the television series such as Ralna English, Mary Lou Metzger, Jack Imel, Gail Farrell, Anacani and Big Tiny Little.The Welk family homestead in Strasburg is now a popular tourist attraction in North Dakota
Guy Hovis and Ralna English divorced in 1984. They married in 1969 and had one daughter together, who was born in 1977. Hovis married Sarah "Sis" Lundy in 2002, and English never remarried.
Ralna's control of her vocal resources (breath, timbre, pitch and rhythm) sets her apart and places her in a category she shares with very few. Seeing Ralna English in concert is an experience to rival seeing any bigger-name performer working today. Ralna doesn't get top billing. The bouquets of flowers in the dressing room aren't even for her.