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Roger Bowling
Birth: Dec. 3, 1944
Helton
Leslie County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Dec. 25, 1982
Wiley
Rabun County
Georgia, USA

Songwriter. He wrote the international hit song "Lucille" along with the song "Coward Of The County" for singer Kenny Rogers, who also was the lead actor in the movie "Coward Of The County", which was named for the song. The song also was played in the movie. Country female singer Billie Jo Spears had a big hit with his song "Blanket On The Ground". Bowling recorded a few songs himself but was never popular in country music as a singer but only as a songwriter. He recorded a song called "The Yellow Pages" which made it in the top twenty country music charts. He later released a song called "A Little Bit Of Heaven" which barely peaked in the music charts. He became friends with a lot of country music stars which some attended his funeral. Tammy Wynette was one of the stars who attended the funeral. Tammy's husband, George Richey who is also a well known songwriter and a long time friend was also at the funeral services. (bio by: Jimmy Gilstrap) 
 
Burial:
Tiger Cemetery
Tiger
Rabun County
Georgia, USA
 
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Record added: Dec 14, 2000
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Roger Bowling
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Roger Bowling
Added by: Jimmy Gilstrap
 
Roger Bowling
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