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Webb Pierce - 100% match to Faron Young

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Music Videos & Concerts Soundtracks Country & Bluegrass
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8 August 1921, near West Monroe, Louisiana, USA, d. 24 February 1991, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. His father died when Pierce was only three months old, his mother remarried and he was raised on a farm seven miles from Monroe. Although no one in the family performed music, his mother had a collection of country records which, together with Gene Autry films, were his first cou Read more

Ray Price - 86% match to Faron Young

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Country & Bluegrass Documentaries
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Ray Noble Price, 12 January 1926, on a farm near Perryville, Cherokee County, Texas, USA. Price grew up on a farm and by the time he left high school, was already singing and playing guitar locally. In 1942, while studying veterinary medicine at Abilene’s North Texas Agricultural College, he was drafted into the Marines. He returned to his studies in 1946, but also bega Read more

Lefty Frizzell - 74% match to Faron Young

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Soundtracks
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William Orville Frizzell, 31 March 1928, Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas, USA, d. 19 July 1975, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The eldest of eight children of an itinerant oilfield worker, Frizzell was raised mainly in El Dorado, Arkansas, but also lived in sundry places in Texas and Oklahoma. Greatly influenced by his parents’ old 78s of Jimmie Rodgers, he sang as a young Read more

Eddy Arnold - 66% match to Faron Young

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Soundtracks Westerns Music & Radio
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Richard Edward Arnold, 15 May 1918, on a farm near Madisonville, Chester County, Tennessee, USA, d. 8 May 2008, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Arnold’s father and mother played fiddle and guitar, respectively, and he learned guitar as a child. His father died on Eddy’s 11th birthday and he left school to work on the farm. By the end of the year the bank foreclosed, and Read more

Bobby Bare - 64% match to Faron Young

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts
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Robert Joseph Bare, 7 April 1935, Ironton, Ohio, USA. Bare was raised on a farm; his mother died when he was five, and his sister was adopted. As an adolescent, he dreamed of being Hank Williams: ‘then Hank died and I didn’t want to be like him no more’. Nevertheless, he started songwriting and secured an early morning radio spot, and later worked on televisio Read more

Hank Locklin - 62% match to Faron Young

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
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Lawrence Hankins Locklin, 15 February 1918, McLellan, Florida. d. 9 March 2009, Brewton, Alabama. A farm boy, Locklin worked in the cotton fields as a child and on the roads during the Depression of the 30s. He learned to play the guitar at the age of 10 and was soon performing on local radio and at dances. His professional career started in 1938 and after an interruption fo Read more

Hank Snow - 62% match to Faron Young

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Soundtracks World Music Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts
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Clarence Eugene Snow, 9 May 1914, Brooklyn, near Liverpool, Nova Scotia, Canada, d. 20 December 1999, Madison, Tennessee, USA. After his parents divorced when he was eight years old, Snow spent four unhappy years with his grandmother, finally running away to rejoin his mother when she remarried. However, he was cruelly mistreated by his stepfather, which prompted him to absc Read more

Buck Owens - 59% match to Faron Young

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Soundtracks Comedy Holiday & Seasonal Music & Radio Pop / Rock Christian & Gospel Television Westerns
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Alvis Edgar Owens Jnr., 12 August 1929, Sherman, Texas, USA, d. 25 March 2006, USA, Bakersfield, California, USA. Buck Owens became one of the leading country music stars of the 60s and 70s, along with Merle Haggard, the leading exponent of the ‘west coast sound’. Owens gave himself the nickname Buck at the age of three, after a favourite horse. When he was 10, his Read more

Carl Smith - 59% match to Faron Young

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
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Ferlin Husky - 59% match to Faron Young

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Christian & Gospel Classic Exploitation
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3 December 1925, on a farm near Flat River, Missouri, USA. Husky learned to play guitar as a child and during World War II served in the US Merchant Navy. His mother wanted him to be a preacher and his father a farmer, but after discharge, he found radio work as an announcer and disc jockey but gradually turned to performing while at KXLW St. Louis. In the late 40s he moved Read more

Charley Pride - 52% match to Faron Young

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Country & Bluegrass Christian & Gospel
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18 March 1938, Sledge, Mississippi, USA. Charley Pride was born on a cotton farm, which, as a result of his success, he was later able to purchase. Pride says, ‘My dad named me Charl Frank Pride, but I was born in the country and the midwife wrote it down as Charley’. Harold Dorman, who wrote and recorded ‘Mountain of Love’, also hails from Sledge and wro Read more

Tom T. Hall - 52% match to Faron Young

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Documentaries Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts
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25 May 1936, Olive Hill, Kentucky, USA. Hall was one of eight children and his father was a bricklayer and part-time minister. Hall described the family home as ‘a frame house of pale-grey boards and a porch from which to view the dusty road and the promise of elsewhere beyond the hills - the birthplace of a dreamer’. Hall, who started to learn to play a school fri Read more

George Jones - 51% match to Faron Young

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Christian & Gospel Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Television Pop / Rock Comedy Jazz Music & Radio World Music
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George Glenn Jones, 12 September 1931, Saratoga, Texas, USA. Jones is the greatest of honky tonk singers but he has also been a victim of its lifestyle. He learned guitar in his youth, and in 1947, was hired by the husband-and-wife duo Eddie And Pearl. This developed into his own radio programme and a fellow disc jockey, noting his close-set eyes and upturned nose, nicknamed Read more

Johnny Horton - 51% match to Faron Young

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts
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30 April 1925, Los Angeles, California, USA, d. 5 November 1960, Milano, Texas, USA. Horton was raised in Tyler, Texas, where his sharecropping family settled in search of work. He learned the guitar from his mother and, owing to his athletic prowess, won scholarships at Baylor University and later the University of Seattle. For a time he worked in the fishing industry but b Read more

Merle Haggard - 51% match to Faron Young

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Documentaries Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Television Action & Adventure Christian & Gospel Comedy Music & Radio
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6 April 1937, Bakersfield, California, USA. ‘Like a razor’s edge, Merle Haggard sings’ is how John Stewart described his voice in ‘Eighteen Wheels’, and that razor has been honed by his rough and rowdy ways. In the 30s Haggard’s parents migrated from the Dustbowl to ‘the land of milk and honey’, California. Life, however, was almost a Read more

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