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NARVEL FELTS

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Narvel Felts

Narvel Felts (born November 11, 1938 in Keiser, Arkansas ) is an  American Country music, rockabilly singer. Known for his soaring tenor and high falsetto, Felts enjoyed his greatest success during the 1970s, most famously 1975’s Reconsi “Contents       

Raised in Berine, missouri where he attended Bernie High School, Felts was discovered during a talent show at the school. He had been encouraged to participate in the show by some of his classmates, and it just so happened that a talent agent was attending the performance at the time.

Felts recorded his first single “Kiss-a Me Baby” at the age of 18, and his career skyrocketed with the help of Roy Orbison and Johnny Cash ...

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TANYA TUCKER

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Tanya Tucker

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Tanya Denise Tucker is an American country music artist who had her first hit, “Delta Dawn”, in 1972 at the age of 13. Over the succeeding decades, Tucker became one of the few child performers to mature into adulthood without losing her audience, and during the course of her career, she notched a streak of top-10 and top-40 hits. She has had several successful albums, several Country Music Association award nominations, and hit songs such as 1973’s “What’s Your Mama’s Name?” and “Blood Red and Goin’ Down”, 1975’s “Lizzie and the Rainman”, and 1988’s “Strong Enough to Bend”.
  • Born: Oct 10, 1958 (age 60) ·
  • Height: 5 feet 7 inches
  • Net worth: $60 million USD (2017)
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CHARLEY PRIDE

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The Country Music Hall of Fame inductee has had countless hits over the years since his very first single, “The Snakes Crawl at Night,” and though he is now in his 80s he continues to release music. Here are 9 things you might have not known about the country music legend.

CHARLEY PRIDE

1. His name wasn’t supposed to be Charley

Originally born “Charl Frank Pride,” there was an error on his birth certificate which made the singer’s legal name Charley.

2. He had a huge family

He grew up one of 11 siblings to sharecropper parents in the delta town of Sledge, Mississippi. Parents Mack and Tessie B. Stewart Pride raised their children in a three-room house and taught them to be grateful for what they had.

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JOEY & RORY FEEK

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 As a duet they realy hit it off real good 

Joey + Rory was an Americancountry and bluegrass duo composed of singer-songwriters Rory Lee Feek (born April 25, 1965) and Joey Feek (September 9, 1975 – March 4, 2016), who were husband and wife. Both members of the duo were vocalists and songwriters, with Rory also playing acoustic guitar. Rory Lee Feek had written singles for other artists prior to the duo’s foundation. The duo was the third-place finalist on CMT’s competition, Can You Duet in 2008. The duo recorded eight studio albums forVanguard Records and Farmhouse Recordings and charted three singles on Hot Country Songs. 

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Before the duo’s foundation, Rory Lee Feek worked as a songwriter in Nashville, Tenne...

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STONEWALL JAKSON

   STONEWALL JACKSON

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Stonewall Jackson (born November 6, 1932) is an American country singer, guitarist and musician who achieved his greatest fame during country’s “golden” honky tonk era in the 1950s and early 1960s

Jackson, born in Tabor City , North Carolina , is the youngest of three children. Stonewall is not a nickname; he was named after the Genral Stonwall Jackson. Some publicity for the singer claimed he was a descendant of the general, although this is extremely unlikely...

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SKEETER DAVIS

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Dry Ridge, Kentucky is where I live.   (JUST A GOOD OLD COUNTRY BOY)

Davis was born Mary Frances Penick on December 30, 1931, the first of seven children born to farmer William Lee and Sarah Rachel Penick (née Roberts), in Dry Ridge, Kentucky. Because her grandfather thought she had a lot of energy for a young child, he nicknamed Mary Frances “Skeeter” (slang for )  When Davis was a toddler, her great-uncle was convicted of murdering her maternal grandfather in Indiana. After this incident, Davis recalled that her mother became a “bitterly depressed woman.” Throughout her childhood, Davis’s mother attempted suicid multiple times, several of which Davis herself prevented...

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