Ray buildup in Dallas. After end of its school time it was drawn in 1942 to the navy. Afterits dismissal 1946 it began to study veterinary medicine. During the study it appeared quite often as singer and a guitarist in clubs and on smaller meetings and worked than entertainer for a local Radiosender. It followed volume and became finally professional musician. 1949it took up the first single.
in the spring 1951 it signed a record contract with Columbia record and pulled a little later after Nashville. There make friends himself he with the superstar at that time of the Country music - Hank Williams -. At the beginning of of 1952 succeededit a Top-10-Hit. Hank Williams provided a place for it into the Grand oils Opry and supplied it with good Songmaterial. Price again represented the large star several times, when this was too drunk for appearances. After death Hank Williams 1953 he took over its volumeand it called cowboys in Cherokee over. Bassist of this group was long by the way a time no smaller one than Willie Nelson. Further volume members were Roger Miller and Johnny Paycheck.
it reached 1956 with Crazy of arm for the first time place 1 the Country Charts. The platemore than one million time was sold and over-rounded even Elvis Presley. A long series of further hits, under it 1958 town center Lights, followed 1964 Burning MEMORies and 1970 For The Good Time. it changed the disk company for 1974 and returned to Texas.it produces 1980 together with its old gone away Willie Nelson a remarkable album, from which the single Faded Love was uncoupled, the place 3 the Country Charts reached. Successes diminished only with beginning of the 90's. In the 90's it began alsotaking up Gospel Cds. Ray Price still took up in the 90's plates and completed live-appearances. It can zurücblicken on one over fifty-year old career and also today still applies as one for the completely large one of its subject. 1996 it received the most in demand honor to thatCountry music: It taken up to the Country music resound to OF Fame.
- 1963 - San Antonio rose
- 1963 - Night would run
- 1966 - Another Bridge ton of Burn
- 1980 - San Antonio rose
- 1992 - Sometimes A rose
- 1993 - The oldRugged CROSS
- 1998 - The OTHER Woman
- 1999 - Faith
- 2002 - Time
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|SHORT DESCRIPTION||of US-American Country singers|
|DATE OF BIRTH||12. January 1926|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Perryville, Texas|