Bing Search

Faron Young

Faron Young
Born: Feb 25, 1932 in Shreveport, LA
User rating: 
119 Ratings
Rate this artist:
Died: Dec 10, 1996 in Nashville, TN
Genre: Country
Biography: Originally known as "the Hillbilly Heartthrob" and "the Singing Sheriff," Faron Young had one of the longest-running and most popular careers in country music history. Emerging in the early '50s, Young was one of the most popular honky tonkers to appear in the wake of Hank Williams' death, partially ...Read full biography
Hello Walls
Released: 1961
Label: Capitol
Critics' Rating:
Hello Walls is perhaps the best-known Faron Young album, largely because of Willie Nelson's stellar title track, which was a monster smash as a single. But despite the fact that it's the first track on ...Read full review
Story Songs of Mountains and Valleys
Released: 1964
Critics' Rating:
Opry fan hasn't missed weekend show in 42 years
Jun 27, 2:06 PM EST
Grand Ole Opry fan hasn't missed a weekend show in 42 years, but he's giving up the night life
more on msn music
Miranda Lambert/Pharrell Williams/Janelle Monae
See highlights from this summers' biggest current tours and festivals
Ed Sheeran: From touring with Taylor to a single with Pharrell, British troubadour navigates to pop's mainstream
Most memorable BET moments: Check out six highlights from the 2014 awards' nearly four hour event
Courtney on Kurt: His widow and Hole front woman reveals Cobain was "desperate" to achieve rock stardom
Prince reigns: The funk-rock-pop wizard reveals another full-length set ready to roll out for fans