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. The couple, who married in 1969, separated in 1978 and divorced in 1984. Singing as a duo, Ralna English and Guy Hovis performed together regularly on "The Lawrence Welk Show" from ...
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
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.. She was reared in Lubbock, Texas, where, as a teenager, won a local battle of the bands competition with her group "Ralna and the Ad-Lib...
While Guy and Ralna have always made a beautiful couple, still they had irreconcilable differences to work out, most of which. was done by permanent seperation. In their earlier years with the Lawrence Welk Show, both Guy and Ralna exuded much love and respect.
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 1970. 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.
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.
Dynamic and multi-talented, Ralna English is known by fans as one-half of the popular husband-and-wife singing act of "Guy & Ralna", on the long-running, The Lawrence Welk Show (1955) (aka "The Lawrence Welk Show"). Born and raised around Lubbock, Texas. Ralna began singing at a very young age, starting in junior high school with her own band ...
During the next two years, the duo recorded an album for ABC Records, appeared on television shows and in nightclubs throughout the country, and did a concert tour with Sergio Mendez and Brazil 66. G uy met another talented singer at The Horn, Texas native Ralna English, who would become his wife. Ralna became a regular on the Lawrence Welk ...
In the case of Ralna English an GUY HOVIS, they really did a great job keeping their personal life out of the public domain. They each chose not to speak ill of the other, to their credit, whether for the sake of their only daughter, or for their public personnae, or their job as the ideal couple on Lawrence Welk's Show I couldn't decide.
As the marriage ended, Ralna English began putting her life back together again. A self-help book by Dr. Claire Weekes enabled her to deal with her stage fright by practicing coping techniques. Ralna put these principles to the test when she accepted an invitation to sing "The Star Spangled Banner" at a boxing exhibition in Atlantic City.