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|Tags:||country singer-songwriter classic country seen live|
|Decades:||1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s|
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Charlie Elzer Loudermilk, 7 July 1927, Rainsville, Alabama, USA. From 1943-63, Louvin sang with his elder brother, Ira, as the Louvin Brothers, until differences saw them split to pursue separate careers. After the split, Charlie formed his own touring show. He also toured with other artists, continued to record for Capitol Records and to make regular appearances on the Grand Ole Opry. His solo career received a major boost when his recording of I Dont Love You Anymore, became a number 4 country hit in 1964. From then until 1970, his name was regularly in the charts gaining a Top 7 hit with See The Big Man Cry and Top 20 hits with such songs as You Finally Said Something When You Said Goodbye, Will You Visit Me On Sundays, Hey Daddy and the strangely titled What Are Those Things With Big Black Wings.
In the 70s, Louvin not only registered six further solo chart...