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Clarence Carson Parks
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Birth: Apr. 26, 1936
Death: Jun. 22, 2005

Songwriter and Music Publisher. He is best remembered for his song "Something Stupid," performed by Frank Sinatra and his daughter Nancy. Clarence Carson Parks II was born in Philadelphia and died in St. Marys (Georgia). He formed the Steeltown Two, with a fellow student, Bernie Armstrong, and later was part of a reformed Easy Riders and they recorded with the group and in 1960 performed on the soundtrack of the John Wayne film The Alamo. Following the success of the New Christy Minstrels, Gilkyson and Parks formed a choral group, the Greenwood County Singers, featuring five boys and two girls. Parks married a fellow member, Gaile Foote, and they sang romantically together, releasing an album, San Antonio Rose (1966), which included Parks's songs "Cab Driver" (recorded by the Mills Brothers) and "Somethin' Stupid." (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) 

Cause of death: Kidney failure
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Jun 28, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11252904
Clarence Carson Parks
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
 
 
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Rest in peace my old Burbank friend.
- Bill Mills
 Added: May. 7, 2013
God bless you today and always. Rest in Peace.
- Thelma
 Added: Apr. 28, 2013

- Lance
 Added: Dec. 30, 2012
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