Rafe Hollister Sings: Directed by Charles Irving. With Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Parley Baer. When image-conscious Mayor Stoner objects to a golden-voiced--but wardrobe-challenged--farmer chosen to represent Mayberry in the upcoming musicale, Andy must find a way to appease all sides.
- Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts
- Charles Irving
Prince, who first appeared in two minor roles on the show, was best-known, and is best-remembered today, for his role of Rafe Hollister". Griffith wanted Prince to have a larger role in the series, but Prince declined, feeling that it would take him away from what was then a successful singing career.
- John Trevathian Upchurch Jr.
Jack Prince sings as his Andy Griffith Show Character Rafe Hollister on a 1991 episode of Nashville Now. With Price is Hal "Otis" Smith.
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- Bart Boatwright
In September 1991 Prince reprised his role of Rafe Hollister on TNN 's Nashville Now. He and Hal Smith, who played town drunk Otis Campbell on The Andy Griffith Show, appeared together in a jail skit, and Prince sang The Lonesome Road, a song heard in the Rafe Hollister Sings episode.
Jan 08, 1994 · and was most remembered for his role as Rafe Hollister on "The Andy Griffith Show". Actor. Born Jack Trevathian Upchurch, he was trained in singing at an early age and appeared on many Broadway musicals in the early 1950s. In 1954, he broke into the television scene singing on "The Colgate Comedy Hour" and later on the Johnny Carson Show".
- 19 Jan 1920, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA
- Jack Trevathian Upchurch
- 8 Jan 1994 (aged 73), Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA
- Hillside Memorial Park, Redlands, San Bernardino County, California, USA
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Rafe Hollister is a farmer, former moonshiner and occasional vocal performer of Mayberry played by actor Jack Prince in three episodes of The Andy Griffith Show. He is married to Martha Hollister. He can be ill-tempered and stubborn, but has shown to have a soft Southern charm.
Starring: Andy Griffith, Don Knotts, Don Knotts, Ron Howard, Ron Howard, Frances Bavier, Frances Bavier. Summary: Rafe Hollister, a simple farm man, with an incredible voice is encouraged by Andy to enter the Mayberry singing contest and ends up winning the contest.This is to the dismay of the Mayor and other officials who are not pleased that ...
John Masters is holding Auditions for a singer to represent Mayberry at a musicale, meanwhile, Barney is practicing at the Jail when Rafe walks in with a mess of green beans for Aunt Bee. When Barney & Andy start rehearsing, Rafe tells him that he doesn't have the correct tempo, & sings it perfectly for them. John Masters chooses Rafe for the solo performance, and when Mayor Stoner hears of his decision he is appalled by the choice, he & Mrs. Jeffries are convinced that he isn't presentable enough to represent the fair city of Mayberry.The Mayor tells Andy that not only does Rafe look seedyin his appearance, but that he will hold The Sheriff responsible for the way he is dressed. So he goes and gets some clothes for Rafe, & tells him that the Government owed it to him for serving time for Moonshining. Since he doesn't know Rafes size, the clothes are too small, & tight. When showing the "New" Rafe, The Mayor says that as long as he doesn't socialize with anybody, he'll do. Andy sees...The episode marks the final appearances of Mayor Roy Stoner, played by Parley Baer and of Rafe Hollister who was played by Jack Prince.Rafe's kitchen is actually the same set used for Aunt Bee's. Instead of the door leading to the living room, there is a curtain hanging in its place. You can also see the same trellis work on the p...Opie: "You got an organ stuck in your throat Barney?"Barney: (snapping and singing) "Acapella. . . Acapella"
"Rafe Hollister Sings" is this Andy Griffith episode. I cut together a funny little parody/teaser here. When a "seedy" looking farmer with a great voice and ...
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