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George Morgan
Birth: Jun. 28, 1924
Waverly
Humphreys County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jul. 7, 1975
Madison
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA

Musician. Born in Waverly, Tennessee, he was a singer-guitarist referred to as the country crooner in the 1950s. In 1948, he became a member of the Grand Ole Opry and recorded the song "Candy Kisses" which was a number one hit on the country music Billboard charts in 1949. His other hits included "Red Roses For a Blue Lady", "Mansion Over the Hilltop", "Jesus Saviour Pilot Me" and "You're the Only Good Thing That's Happened to Me". He also hosted his own radio program and was the last person to sing on the stage of the Ryman Auditorium before the Grand Ole Opry moved to it's new location in 1974. He is a member of the Country Music hall of Fame and the father of country music artist Lorrie Morgan. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Zachariah V Morgan (1892 - 1982)
  Ethel Turner Morgan (1895 - 1992)
 
 Children:
  Lorrie Morgan (1959 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Spring Hill Cemetery
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Crestview
GPS (lat/lon): 36.24035, -86.7193
 
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Record added: Jun 19, 2000
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