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Faron Young
Faron Young
(February 25, 1932 – December 10, 1996) was an American country music singer and songwriter from the early 1950s into the mid-1980s and one of its most successful and colorful stars. Hits including "If You Ain't Lovin' (You Ain't Livin')" and "Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young" marked him as a honky-tonk singer in sound and personal style; and his chart-topping singles "Hello Walls" and "It's Four in the Morning" showed his versatility as a vocalist. Known as the Hillbilly Heartthrob, and following a movie role, the Young Sheriff, Young's singles reliably charted for more than 30 years. He committed suicide in 1996. Young is a member of the Country Music
Country Music
Hall of Fame.


1 Biography

1.1 Recording career 1.2 Personal life 1.3 Later years

2 Legacy and influence 3 CD reissues

3.1 Box sets

4 Discography

4.1 Albums 4.2 Singles 4.3 B-sides 4.4 Guest singles 4.5 Music videos

5 Movie roles 6 Film depiction 7 Notes 8 References 9 External links

Biography[edit] Born in Shreveport, Louisiana
Shreveport, Louisiana
one day before Johnny Cash, Young was the youngest of six children of Harlan and Doris Young. He grew up on a dairy farm that his family operated outside the city. He graduated from Fair Park High School. Young began singing at an early age; he originally wanted to be a pop singer. However, after he joined some friends watching Hank Williams
Hank Williams
perform with nine encores on the Louisiana
Hayride, Young switched to Country Music
Country Music
instead. He performed at the local Optimist Club
Optimist Club
and was discovered by Webb Pierce, who brought him to star on Louisiana Hayride
Louisiana Hayride
on KWKH-AM in 1951. He graduated from Fair Park High School that year and attended Centenary College of Louisiana. Recording career[edit] Young recorded in Shreveport, but his first releases were on Philadelphia’s Gotham Records.[1] By February 1952, he was signed to Capitol Records, where he recorded for the next ten years. His first Capitol single appeared that spring. Young moved to Nashville, Tennessee, and recorded his first chart hit, "Goin’ Steady", in October 1952, but his career was soon sidetracked when he was drafted into the United States
United States
Army the following month. "Goin' Steady" hit the Billboard country charts while Young was in basic training. It peaked at No. 2, and the US Army Band took the young singer to replace Eddie Fisher on tours—its first country music singer—just as "If You Ain’t Lovin’" was hitting the charts.[1] He was discharged in November 1954. Another 1952 song, “Tattle Tale Tears" (1952), was written by a later minister, Owen R. Perry (c. 1923-2017), a native of Dubach in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, who spent his later years in Palestine, Texas, where he was associate minister at the Crockett Road Church of Christ and a guest columnist for the Palestine Herald-Press.[2] From 1954 to 1962, Young recorded many honky-tonk classics for Capitol, including the first hit version of Don Gibson’s "Sweet Dreams". Most famous was "Hello Walls," a 1961 crossover hit for Young written by Willie Nelson.[1] It sold over one million copies, and was awarded a gold disc.[3]

Faron Young
Faron Young
in Raiders of Old California
Raiders of Old California

During the mid-1950s, Young starred in four low-budget movies: Hidden Guns, Daniel Boone, Trail Blazer, Raiders of Old California
Raiders of Old California
and Country Music
Country Music
Holiday. He appeared as himself in cameo roles and performances in later country music movies and was a frequent guest on television shows throughout his career, including ABC-TV's Ozark Jubilee. His band, the Country Deputies, was one of country music's top bands and they toured for many years. He invested in real estate along Nashville's Music Row
Music Row
in the 1960s and, in 1963, co-founded, with Preston Temple, the trade magazine, Music City News. The same year, Young switched to Mercury Records
Mercury Records
and drifted musically, but by the end of the decade he had recaptured much of his fire with hits including "Wine Me Up". Released in 1971, waltz-time ballad "It's Four In The Morning" written by Jerry Chesnut[4] was one of Young’s finest records and his last number one hit, also becoming his only major success in the United Kingdom, where it peaked at No. 3 on the pop charts. By the mid-1970s his records were becoming overshadowed by his behavior, making headlines in 1972 when he was charged with assault for spanking a girl in the audience at a concert in Clarksburg, West Virginia, who he claimed spat on him,[1] and for other later incidents. In the mid-70s, Young was the spokesman for BC Powder.[5] Personal life[edit] Faron Young
Faron Young
briefly dated Billie Jean Jones. It was through Young that Billie Jean was first introduced to Hank Williams. After their relationship ended Billie Jean married Williams in October 1952. In 1952 Faron Young
Faron Young
met his future wife Hilda Macon, the daughter of an Army Master Sergeant and the great granddaughter of Uncle Dave Macon, while Young was stationed at Fort McPherson. The couple married two years later in November 1954 after Young was discharged from the Army. They had four children, sons Damion, Robyn and Kevin, and a daughter Alana. Young's later life was plagued with bouts of depression and alcoholism. At one of his concerts in 1972, Young was arrested and charged with assault for spanking a girl in the audience at a concert in Clarksburg, West Virginia
Clarksburg, West Virginia
after claiming she spat on him.[1] Young appeared before a Wood County, West Virginia
Wood County, West Virginia
justice of the peace and was fined $24, plus $11 in court costs.[6] On the night of December 4, 1984, Young fired a pistol into the kitchen ceiling of his Harbor Island home. When he refused to seek help for his drinking problem, Young and his wife Hilda separated, sold their home, and bought individual houses. When asked at the divorce trial if he feared hurting someone by shooting holes into the ceiling, Young answered "Not whatsoever. I figured if I wanted to shoot holes in the ceiling, I could shoot it anywhere." Faron and Hilda Young divorced after 32 years of marriage in 1986. Throughout the 1990s Faron dated a small town girl named Carol Schlueter from Bourbon Missouri, even doing a special performance in the town of Sullivan Missouri for her 50th birthday where several of her nine children and 14 siblings attended. Faron Young's son Robyn followed him into the country music business starting in 1975. Robyn was the main headliner at his father's night club, Faron Young's Jailhouse. In the early 1980s Robyn began touring with his father, performing as an opening act. Damion Young, the oldest of Faron and Hilda Young's four children, died on November 25, 2006 at the age of 51, after suffering a long illness. Coincidently he died at four in the morning, the title of his father's last number one hit and fifteen days before the tenth anniversary of his father's death. Later years[edit] Young signed with MCA Records
MCA Records
in 1979 but the association lasted only two years. Nashville independent label Step One Records signed him in 1988 where he recorded into the early 1990s (including a duet album with Ray Price), then withdrew from public view. Though new country acts including BR549 were putting his music before new audiences in the mid-1990s, Young apparently felt the music industry, which had undergone a revolution of sorts in 1991, had mostly rejected him (a sentiment shared by a number of artists of his generation).[1] A combination of that particular theory and despondency over his deteriorating health were cited as possible reasons that Young shot himself on December 9, 1996. He died in Nashville the following day and was cremated.[7] His ashes were spread by his family over Old Hickory Lake outside Nashville at Johnny Cash
Johnny Cash
and June Carter Cash's home while the Cashes were away.[8] Legacy and influence[edit]

In 2000, Young was inducted into the Country Music
Country Music
Hall of Fame. The cat owned by Peanuts
character Frieda was named "Faron" after Young, whom Charles Schulz
Charles Schulz
"admired very much",[9] but made few appearances in the strip. A live performance video clip of Young's "It's Four in the Morning" was the first music video to air on CMT when it launched on March 6, 1983. A country song by Tex Garrison mentions Faron Young
Faron Young
in his opening lyrics with the lines "Got a stack of records when I was one, listened to Hank Williams
Hank Williams
and Faron Young." Prefab Sprout recorded a country-tinged song called "Faron Young" on their album Steve McQueen. The chorus repeats the line "You give me Faron Young
Faron Young
four in the morning". Faron's hits "Hello Walls" and "Alone with You" make brief appearances in the Dale Earnhardt
Dale Earnhardt
biopic, "3" "I Miss You Already" can be heard in the 2005 Johnny Cash
Johnny Cash
biopic Walk The Line.

CD reissues[edit] Box sets[edit] In 2012, the UK-based Jasmine Records released a budget-minded 2 CD box set entitled Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young: The Early Album Collection. The set focused on Young's first four albums. Later in 2012, Real Gone Music released a similar compilation which combined Young's first six albums with key singles. Two years before Young's death, the German independent record label Bear Family Records
Bear Family Records
released a box set entitled The Classic Years 1952-1962, which showcased Young's early recordings for Capitol. It did not include Young's recordings for Mercury or Step One. Young's final recordings were released on a CD entitled "Are You Hungry? Eat Your Import," by the record label Showboat Records, which was founded by fellow country music star Liz Anderson. Discography[edit]

Capitol Records
Capitol Records
promotional photo


Year Album US Country Label

1957 Sweethearts or Strangers — Capitol T-778

1958 The Object of My Affection — Capitol T-1004

1959 This Is Faron Young! — Capitol T-1096

My Garden of Prayer — Capitol T-1185

About Hits — Capitol T-1245

1960 Faron Young
Faron Young
Sings the Best of Faron Young — Capitol ST-1450

1961 Hello Walls — Capitol ST-1528

The Young Approach — Capitol ST-1634

1963 All Time Greatest Hits — Capitol DT-2037

This Is Faron — Mercury SR-60785

Aims at the West 11 Mercury SR-60840

1964 Story Songs for Country Folks 7 Mercury SR-60896

Country Dance Favorites 7 Mercury SR-60931

Story Songs of Mountains and Valleys — Mercury SR-60931

1965 Pen and Paper — Mercury SR-61007

Greatest Hits — Mercury SR-61047

1966 Sings the Songs of Jim Reeves 18 Mercury SR-61058

1967 Unmitigated Gall 18 Mercury SR-61110

1968 Greatest Hits Vol. 2 24 Mercury SR-61143

Here's Faron Young 35 Mercury SR-61174

1969 I've Got Precious Memories 38 Mercury SR-61212

Wine Me Up 13 Mercury SR-61241

1970 The Best of Faron Young 45 Mercury SR-61267

Occasional Wife 31 Mercury SR-61275

1971 Step Aside 19 Mercury SR-61337

Leavin' and Sayin' Goodbye 23 Mercury SR-61354

1972 Its Four in the Morning 11 Mercury SR-61359

This Little Girl of Mine 17 Mercury SR-61364

1973 This Time the Hurtin's on Me 19 Mercury SR-61376

Just What I Had in Mind 26 Mercury SRM1-674

1974 Some Kind of a Woman 25 Mercury SRM1-698

A Man and His Music 45 Mercury SRM1-1016

1976 I'd Just Be Fool Enough — Mercury SRM1-1075

1977 The Best of Faron Young
Faron Young
Vol. 2 32 Mercury SRM1-1130

1978 That Young Feelin' — Mercury SRM1-5005

1979 Chapter Two — MCA -3092

1980 Free and Easy — MCA - 3212

1987 Funny How Time Slips Away (with Willie Nelson) — Columbia FC - 39484

Here's to You — Step One SOR - 0040

Greatest Hits 1-3 — Step One SOR - 43/44/45

1988 Country Christmas — Step One SOP - 0059

1990 Memories That Last (with Ray Price) — Step One SOP - 0068

1993 Live in Branson — Laserlight 12137


Year Single Chart Positions [10] Album

US Country US CAN Country

1951 "Hot Rod Shot Gun Boogie No 2" — — — singles only

1952 "You're Just Imagination" — — —

"I Heard the Juke Box Playing" — — —

"Tattle Tale Tears" — — — This Is Faron Young

"Foolish Pride" — — — singles only

"Saving My Tears for Tomorrow" — — —

"Goin' Steady" 2 — — This Is Faron Young

1953 "I Can't Wait (For the Sun to Go Down)" 5 — — singles only

"That's What I'd Do for You" — — —

"I'm Gonna Tell Santa Claus on You" — — —

"Just Married" — — — This Is Faron Young

1954 "They Made Me Fall in Love with You" — — — singles only

"Place for Girls Like You" 8 — —

"If You Ain't Lovin' (You Ain't Livin')" 2 — — This Is Faron Young

1955 "Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young" 1 — —

"God Bless God" — — — singles only

"Go Back, You Fool" 11 — —

"It's a Great Life (If You Don't Weaken)" 5 — — This Is Faron Young

1956 "I've Got Five Dollars and It's Saturday Night" 4 — —

"Sweet Dreams" 2 — —

"Turn Her Down" 9 — — singles only

"I Miss You Already (And You're Not Even Gone)" 5 — —

1957 "The Shrine of St. Cecilia" 15 96 —

"Love Has Finally Come My Way" 12 — —

"Vacation's Over" — — —

"Locket" — — —

1958 "I Can't Dance" — — —

"Alone with You" 1 51 — Sings the Best

"That's the Way I Feel" 9 — — singles only

"Last Night at a Party" 20 — —

1959 "That's the Way It's Gotta Be" 14 — — Sings the Best

"Country Girl" 1 — —

"Riverboat" 4 83 —

1960 "Your Old Used to Be" 5 — —

"There's Not Any Like You Left" 21 — — Hello Walls

"Forget the Past" 20 — —

1961 "Hello Walls" 1 12 —

"Backtrack" 8 89 — The Young Approach

1962 "Three Days" 7 — —

"The Comeback" 4 — — single only

"Down by the River" 9 — — All Time Greatest Hits

1963 "The Yellow Bandana" 4 114 — This Is Faron

"I've Come to Say Goodbye" 30 — —

"We've Got Something in Common" 13 — —

"You'll Drive Me Back (Into Her Arms Again)" 10 — — singles only

1964 "Keeping Up with the Joneses" (with Margie Singleton) 5 — —

"Old Courthouse" 48 — — Story Songs for Country Folks

"Another Woman's Man - Another Man's Woman" (with Margie Singleton) 38 — — single only

"My Friend on the Right" 11 — — Story Songs of Mountains and Valleys

1965 "Walk Tall" 10 — — Greatest Hits

"Nothing Left to Lose" 34 — —

"My Dreams" 14 — — Unmitigated Gall

1966 "You Don't Treat Me Right" — — —

"Unmitigated Gall" 7 — —

1967 "I Guess I Had Too Much to Dream Last Night" 48 — —

"Wonderful World of Women" 14 — — Greatest Hits Vol. 2

1968 "She Went a Little Bit Farther" 14 — 32 Here's Faron Young

"I Just Came to Get My Baby" 8 — 1

1969 "I've Got Precious Memories" 25 — — I've Got Precious Memories

"Wine Me Up" 2 — 3 Wine Me Up

"Your Time's Coming" 4 — —

1970 "Occasional Wife" 6 — 15 Occasional Wife

"If I Ever Fall in Love (With a Honky Tonk Girl)" 4 — 2

"Goin' Steady" 5 — 8 Step Aside

1971 "Step Aside" 6 — 11

"Leavin' and Sayin' Goodbye" 9 — 11 Leavin' and Sayin' Goodbye

"It's Four in the Morning" 1 92 1 It's Four in the Morning

1972 "This Little Girl of Mine" 5 — 3 This Little Girl of Mine

"Woman's Touch" — — —

1973 "She Fights That Lovin' Feeling" 15 — 6 This Time The Hurtin's on Me

"Just What I Had in Mind" 9 — 9 Just What I Had in Mind

1974 "Some Kind of a Woman" 8 — 6 Some Kind of a Woman

"The Wrong in Loving You" 20 — 22

"Another You" 23 — — A Man and His Music

1975 "Here I Am in Dallas" 16 — 49 The Best of Faron Young
Faron Young
Vol. 2

"Feel Again" 21 — 15

1976 "I'd Just Be Fool Enough" 33 — — I'd Just Be Fool Enough

"(The Worst You Ever Gave Me Was) The Best I Ever Had" 30 — — The Best of Faron Young
Faron Young
Vol. 2

1977 "Crutches" 25 — — That Young Feelin'

1978 "Loving Here and Living There and Lying in Between" 38 — —

1979 "The Great Chicago Fire" 67 — 30 Chapter Two

"That Over Thirty Look" 69 — 68

1980 "(If I'd Only Known) It Was the Last Time" 56 — 74 Free and Easy

"Tearjoint" 72 — — singles only

1981 "Until the Bitter End" 88 — —

"Pull Up a Pillow" — — —

1982 "He Stopped Loving Her Today" — — — "Black Tie Country"

1988 "Stop and Take the Time" 100 — —

"Here's to You" 87 — —

1989 "It's Four in the Morning" — — — Greatest Hits 1-3

1991 "Just an Ol' Heartache" — — — single only

1992 "Memories That Last" (with Ray Price) — — — Memories That Last

"Too Big to Fight" (with Ray Price) — — —

"Christmas Song" — — — Country Christmas


Year B-Side US Country Original A-Side

1955 "Forgive Me, Dear" flip "Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young"

"All Right" 2 "Go Back, You Fool"

"For the Love of a Woman Like You" flip "It's a Great Life (If You Don't Weaken)"

1956 "You're Still Mine" 3 "I've Got Five Dollars and It's Saturday Night"

"Until I Met You" flip "Sweet Dreams"

"I'll Be Satisfied with Love" flip "Turn Her Down"

1957 "I'm Gonna Live Some Before I Die" flip "I Miss You Already (And You're Not Even Gone)"

1958 "Every Time I'm Kissing You" 10 "Alone with You"

"I Hate Myself" 22 "That's the Way I Feel"

"A Long Time Ago" 16 "Last Night at a Party"

1959 "I Hear You Talkin'" 27 "Country Girl"

"Face to the Wall" 10 "Riverboat"

1960 "A World So Full of Love" 28 "Forget the Past"

1961 "Congratulations" 28 "Hello Walls"

1963 "Nightmare" 14 "I've Come to Say Goodbye"

1964 "No Thanks, I Just Had One" (with Margie Singleton) 40 "Keeping Up with the Joneses"

"Rhinestones" 23 "Old Courthouse"

1979 "Second Hand Emotion" 70 "That Over Thirty Look"

Guest singles[edit]

Year Single Artist Peak chart positions Album

US Country

1985 "One Big Family" Heart of Nashville 61 single only

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director

1985 "One Big Family" (Heart of Nashville) Steve Von Hagel

Movie roles[edit]

1956 Hidden Guns 1956 Daniel Boone, Trail Blazer 1957 Raiders of Old California 1958 Country Music
Country Music
Holiday 1966 Second Fiddle to a Steel Guitar 1966 Nashville Rebel 1967 What Am I Bid? 1967 The Road to Nashville 1977 That's Country

Film depiction[edit] Actor
Fred Parker Jr. has been cast as Young in the upcoming biopic I Saw the Light, set to release in 2015.[11] Notes[edit]

^ a b c d e f Cooper, Daniel (2004), In The Encyclopedia of Country Music, Oxford University Press, ISBN 978-0-19-517608-7  ^ "Owen Perry". Minden Press-Herald. July 7, 2017. Retrieved July 8, 2017.  ^ Murrells, Joseph (1978), The Book of Golden Discs (2nd ed.), London: Barrie and Jenkins Ltd, p. 141, ISBN 0-214-20512-6  ^ "It's Four in the Morning" was written at Young's request as he was recuperating from a serious automobile accident in which he suffered head injuries. His tongue had been partly severed in the accident, and it took him several months before he could regain normal speaking ability. He had particular trouble with the "s" sound in most words, so he asked for a song which largely avoided that sound as his comeback effort. (from "Country Classics" radio program) ^ Newcomer, Wendy (2009-11-16). "Got a Headache? Trace Adkins
Trace Adkins
Has the Cure Great American Country". Blog.gactv.com. Retrieved 2015-08-18.  ^ " Country Music
Country Music
Entertainer faces suit over spanking". The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Virginia. September 19, 1972. Retrieved 9 November 2012.  ^ https://www.nytimes.com/1996/12/11/arts/faron-young-singer-64-dies-country-star-and-businessman.html ^ Live Fast, Die Hard - The Faron Young
Faron Young
Story (Diekman) ^ Schulz, Charles (1975), Peanuts
Jubilee: My Life and Art With Charlie Brown and Others, Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, ISBN 0-03-015081-7  ^ [1] Archived May 6, 2009, at the Wayback Machine. ^ "Fred Parker has been cast as Faron Young". Fred Parker Jr. Official Website. Archived from the original on 19 October 2014. Retrieved 13 October 2014. 


Cooper, Daniel (2004), In The Encyclopedia of Country Music, Oxford University Press, ISBN 978-0-19-517608-7 ., p. 606-7 Diekman, Diane. "Live Fast, Love Hard: The Faron Young
Faron Young
Story." Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2007, p. 27

External links[edit]

Biography portal

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at the Country Music
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Hall of Fame Faron Young
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biography and links Faron Young
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biography at CMT.com Faron Young
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obituary at CountryStandardTime.com Faron Young
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on IMDb "Faron Young". Find a Grave. Retrieved November 28, 2013.  The short film Country Style USA Recruitment: Episode 19 is available for free download at the Internet Archive The short film Country Style USA Recruitment: Episode 35 is available for free download at the Internet Archive

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"If You Ain't Lovin' (You Ain't Livin')" "Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young" "Sweet Dreams" "I Miss You Already (And You're Not Even Gone)" "The Shrine of St. Cecilia" "Country Girl" "Hello Walls" "Three Days" "I Just Came to Get My Baby" "Wine Me Up" "It's Four in the Morning"

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Members of the Grand Ole Opry

Roy Acuff Trace Adkins David "Stringbean" Akeman Bill Anderson Jack Anglin Eddy Arnold Ernest Ashworth Chet Atkins DeFord Bailey Bobby Bare Bashful Brother Oswald Humphrey Bate Dierks Bentley Binkley Brothers' Dixie Clodhoppers Clint Black Margie Bowes Rod Brasfield Garth Brooks Jim Ed Brown The Browns Carl Butler and Pearl Archie Campbell Bill Carlisle Martha Carson The Carter Sisters Maybelle Carter Johnny Cash June Carter Cash Roy Clark Terri Clark Zeke Clements Patsy Cline Jerry Clower John Conlee Stoney Cooper Wilma Lee Cooper Cowboy Copas Dailey & Vincent Charlie Daniels Skeeter Davis The Delmore Brothers The DeZurik Sisters Diamond Rio Little Jimmy Dickens Joe Diffie Danny Dill Jimmy Driftwood Roy Drusky The Duke of Paducah Holly Dunn The Everly Brothers Lester Flatt Red Foley Curly Fox Lefty Frizzell Larry Gatlin Crystal Gayle Don Gibson Vince Gill Billy Grammer Jack Greene The Gully Jumpers Theron Hale Tom T. Hall George Hamilton IV Sid Harkreader Emmylou Harris Hawkshaw Hawkins George D. Hay Hoot Hester Goldie Hill David Houston Jan Howard Ferlin Husky Alan Jackson Stonewall Jackson Sonny James Chris Janson Norma Jean Jim & Jesse Johnnie & Jack George Jones Grandpa Jones The Jordanaires Doug Kershaw Hal Ketchum Bradley Kincaid Pee Wee King Alison Krauss Little Big Town Hank Locklin Lonzo and Oscar Bobby Lord The Louvin Brothers Charlie Louvin Ira Louvin Patty Loveless Bob Luman Loretta Lynn Uncle Dave Macon Rose Maddox Barbara Mandrell Kerry Marx Martina McBride Del McCoury Mel McDaniel Reba McEntire McGee Brothers Jesse McReynolds Ronnie Milsap Bill Monroe Montgomery Gentry Craig Morgan George Morgan Lorrie Morgan Moon Mullican Willie Nelson Jimmy C. Newman The Oak Ridge Boys Old Crow Medicine Show Osborne Brothers Brad Paisley Dolly Parton Johnny Paycheck Minnie Pearl Stu Phillips Webb Pierce Ray Pillow Ray Price Charley Pride Jeanne Pruett Rascal Flatts Del Reeves Jim Reeves Riders in the Sky Tex Ritter Marty Robbins Darius Rucker Johnny Russell Rusty and Doug Earl Scruggs Jeannie Seely Blake Shelton Ricky Van Shelton Jean Shepard Ricky Skaggs Mississippi Slim Carl Smith Connie Smith Fiddlin' Arthur Smith Mike Snider Hank Snow Red Sovine Ralph Stanley Marty Stuart Texas
Ruby B. J. Thomas Uncle Jimmy Thompson Mel Tillis Pam Tillis Tompall & the Glaser Brothers Randy Travis Travis Tritt Ernest Tubb Justin Tubb Josh Turner Carrie Underwood Keith Urban Leroy Van Dyke Porter Wagoner Billy Walker Charlie Walker Steve Wariner Kitty Wells Dottie West The Whites Slim Whitman The Wilburn Brothers Don Williams Hank Williams Boxcar Willie The Willis Brothers Chubby Wise Del Wood Marion Worth Johnnie Wright Tammy Wynette Trisha Yearwood Chris Young Faron Young

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Country Music Hall of Fame
Country Music Hall of Fame

Charley Pride
Charley Pride
(2000) Faron Young
Faron Young
(2000) Bill Anderson (2001) The Delmore Brothers (2001) The Everly Brothers
The Everly Brothers
(2001) Don Gibson
Don Gibson
(2001) Homer and Jethro
Homer and Jethro
(2001) Waylon Jennings
Waylon Jennings
(2001) The Jordanaires
The Jordanaires
(2001) Don Law (2001) The Louvin Brothers
The Louvin Brothers
(2001) Ken Nelson (2001) Sam Phillips
Sam Phillips
(2001) Webb Pierce
Webb Pierce
(2001) Bill Carlisle
Bill Carlisle
(2002) Porter Wagoner
Porter Wagoner
(2002) Floyd Cramer
Floyd Cramer
(2003) Carl Smith (2003) Jim Foglesong (2004) Kris Kristofferson
Kris Kristofferson
(2004) Alabama (2005) DeFord Bailey
DeFord Bailey
(2005) Glen Campbell
Glen Campbell
(2005) Harold Bradley (2006) Sonny James
Sonny James
(2006) George Strait
George Strait
(2006) Ralph Emery (2007) Vince Gill
Vince Gill
(2007) Mel Tillis
Mel Tillis
(2007) Tom T. Hall
Tom T. Hall
(2008) Emmylou Harris
Emmylou Harris
(2008) The Statler Brothers (2008) Ernest Stoneman
Ernest Stoneman
(2008) Roy Clark
Roy Clark
(2009) Barbara Mandrell
Barbara Mandrell
(2009) Charlie McCoy
Charlie McCoy

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