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Ray Price

Ray Price
Born: Jan 12, 1926 in Perryville, TX
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Genre: Country, Folk
Biography: Ray Price has covered -- and kicked up -- as much musical turf as any country singer of the postwar era. He's been 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 ...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
Milsap, Wiseman among Country Music Hall of Fame inductees
Apr 23, 5:55 AM EST
Ronnie Milsap, Mac Wiseman, Hank Cochran to be inducted into Country Music Hall of Fame
Review: Price caps career with stirring last album
Apr 14, 8:41 AM EST
Music Review: Velvet-voiced Ray Price caps his career with stirring final album
Singer Mel Tillis recovering from heart surgery
Mar 10, 12:30 PM EST
Family: Country singer-songwriter Mel Tillis recovering from heart surgery in Nashville
Country legend Price remembered as innovator
Dec 21, 3:54 PM EST
Country music legend Ray Price remembered as innovator, gentleman at Texas memorial service