- Category : Entertain-Music-Instrumentalist
- Type : GE
- Profile : 1/4 - Investigating / Opportunist
- Definition : Triple Split
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Tension 2
American musician, a pianist and organist who achieved a level of fame on Lawrence Welk Show. Ralston has recorded over 300 record albums including 31 solo albums.
His mother was the original voice of Minnie Mouse. He graduated from college and played at nightclubs, playing with Freddy Martin Orchestra. In 1963 he joined the Lawrence Welk Champagne Music Makers and was a regular on the Lawrece Welk Show until its demise in 1981. In all, he spent 40+ years with the orchestra as pianist/organist and arranger. Ralston has produced several videos and still gives concerts in his 70s.
A MENSA member, Ralston married Fietje on March 3, 1962. Their long and happy marriage produced two children.