Year of Alabama Music: Vern Gosdin (1934-2009)

Year of Alabama Music: Vern Gosdin (1934-2009)
Early years: Sang in church during childhood. Family hosted "The Gosdin Family Gospel Show" on radio station in Birmingham. Group dynamic: Moved to California during the early 1960s, sang with Golden State Boys and Hillmen. Performed in a duo, the …
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Songwriter Red Lane Dead at 76
32 with “The World Needs a Melody,” but was undoubtedly best-known for songs he wrote for other artists, including Nelson, John Conlee, Waylon Jennings, Vern Gosdin, Keith Whitley and many more. Among his best known songs was the Tammy Wynette …
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Lonesome Onry and Mean: RIP Vern Gosdin
Lonesome Onry and Mean has been lax in his duties, not reporting that one of the greatest country singers of all time passed away April 28. The fact that Vern Gosdin was known simply as The Voice in a town filled with singers says about all there is to …
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