Jack Greene

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Descriptive "tags": country classic country male vocalists jack green oldies 60s Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Biography

Jack Henry Greene, 7 January 1930, Maryville, Tennessee, USA. Greene took guitar lessons when he was eight years old, then added drumming to his abilities. Moving to Atlanta in the late 40s, he became part of the Cherokee Trio with Lem Bryant and Speedy Price. He then became a member of the Rhythm Ranch Boys and was a popular radio entertainer on Georgia Jublilee on WTJH. Greene’s career was interrupted for military service in Korea, but he returned to Atlanta and joined the Peachtree Cowboys, also working as a salesperson and construction worker. In 1962, he joined Ernest Tubb And The Texas Troubadours as a drummer and occasional vocalist. He was featured on Presents The Texas Troubadours, and his performance on ‘The Last Letter’ led to solo recordings. Starting in 1965 with ‘Ever Since My Baby Went Away’, Greene had a succession of country hits, including number 1s with ‘There Goes My Everything’, ‘All The Time’,...

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