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Ray Price

Ray Price
Born: Jan 12, 1926 in Perryville, TX
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Died: Dec 16, 2013 in Mount Pleasant, TX
Genre: Country, Folk
Biography: Ray Price covered -- and kicked up -- as much musical turf as any country singer of the postwar era. He was lionized as the man who saved hard country when Nashville went pop, and vilified as the man who went pop when hard country was starting to call its own name with pride. Actually, he was no more ...Read full biography
San Antonio Rose
Released: 1962
Label: Koch
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Fans of Ray Price or Bob Wills won't want to miss the Price's 1961 album, San Antonio Rose: A Tribute to the Great Bob Wills. Price, who acknowledged Wills as a primary influence, became the first of many ...Read full review
Burning Memories
Released: 1964
Label: Columbia
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Holy hillbilly fiddlers, Batman! Ray Price left the honky tonk and hooked up with a string section! At least that's what country fans must have been thinking when they heard Ray Price's Burning Memories. ...Read full review
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