Hank Locklin Similar Artists

Ferlin Husky

Ferlin Husky - 100% match to Hank Locklin

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Classic Exploitation Christian & Gospel
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs DVDs Vinyl

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

Don Gibson - 79% match to Hank Locklin

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Country & Bluegrass Drama Music Videos & Concerts
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs DVDs

3 April 1928, Shelby, North Carolina, USA, d. 17 November 2003, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. If loneliness meant world acclaim, then Gibson, with his catalogue of songs about despair and heartbreak, should have been a superstar. Considering himself ‘a songwriter who sings rather than a singer who writes songs’, Gibson is best remembered as the author of three standar Read more

Faron Young

Faron Young - 70% match to Hank Locklin

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Westerns Action & Adventure Pop / Rock Drama
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs DVDs

25 February 1932, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA, d. 10 December 1996, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Young was raised on the farm his father bought just outside Shreveport and learned to play the guitar and sing country songs as a boy. Greatly influenced by Hank Williams (in his early days he was something of a soundalike) and while still at school, he formed a country band and beg Read more

Jim Reeves - 68% match to Hank Locklin

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Country & Bluegrass Christian & Gospel Documentaries
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs DVDs Vinyl

James Travis Reeves, 20 August 1923, Galloway, Texas, USA, d. 31 July 1964, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. (Reeves’ plaque in the Country Music Hall Of Fame mistakenly gives his date of birth as 1924). Reeves’ father died when he was 10 months old and his mother was left to raise nine children on the family farm. Although only aged five, Reeves was entranced when a bro Read more

Eddy Arnold

Eddy Arnold - 65% match to Hank Locklin

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock Soundtracks Music & Radio
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl Books

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

Ray Price - 60% match to Hank Locklin

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Christian & Gospel
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl DVDs

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

Slim Whitman - 60% match to Hank Locklin

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Christian & Gospel Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Musicals & The Arts
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl DVDs

Otis Dewey Whitman Jnr., 20 January 1924, Tampa, Florida, USA. As a child, Whitman’s stutter was ridiculed by other children and consequently, he left school as soon as he could. Even though his stutter is now cured, he has never cared for public speaking and says little during his stage act. Several members of his family were musical and he became interested in Jimmie Read more

Webb Pierce - 60% match to Hank Locklin

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Soundtracks Music Videos & Concerts
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs DVDs

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

Hank Snow - 56% match to Hank Locklin

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Soundtracks World Music Holiday & Seasonal
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl

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

Carl Smith - 54% match to Hank Locklin

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
View Artist: Overview Songs Similar Artists CDs

Johnny Paycheck - 53% match to Hank Locklin

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl

Donald Eugene Lytle, 31 May 1938, Greenfield, Ohio, USA, d. 18 February 2003, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. His date of birth is often disputed, and varies between 1938 and 1941. The title of Paycheck’s 1977 country hit, ‘I’m The Only Hell (Mama Ever Raised)’, is apt as he was in trouble throughout his life; the wild eyes on his album sleeves give the pictur Read more

George Jones - 47% match to Hank Locklin

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Holiday & Seasonal Christian & Gospel Pop / Rock Television World Music Soundtracks Comedy Jazz Music & Radio
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs DVDs Vinyl Books

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

Dottie West - 45% match to Hank Locklin

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Country & Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Holiday & Seasonal
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs DVDs Vinyl

Dorothy Marie Marsh, 11 October 1932, McMinnville, Tennessee, USA, d. 4 September 1991, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The eldest of 10 children, West worked the cotton and sugar cane crops on the family farm as well as looking after her younger siblings. Country music was popular with her parents and she first learned to play guitar from her father. She completed a college educ Read more

Lefty Frizzell - 44% match to Hank Locklin

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock Soundtracks
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl

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

Stonewall Jackson - 44% match to Hank Locklin

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
View Artist: Overview Biography Songs Similar Artists CDs Vinyl

6 November 1932, Tabor City, North Carolina, USA. Jackson’s family tree does in fact extend to the famous Confederate general of the American Civil War, hence his name. After the death of his father when Stonewall was aged two, his mother relocated to Moultrie, Georgia, where, at the age of eight, he worked on his uncle’s farm. When he was 10 he swapped his bicycle Read more

Artist matches Powered by AudioScrobbler
Filter Results