George Morgan

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George Morgan

Waverly, Humphreys County, Tennessee, USA
Death 7 Jul 1975 (aged 51)
Madison, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
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Memorial ID 10022 · View Source
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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


A Beautiful Man, A Beautiful Voice
And A Heart To Match
"Candy Kisses"



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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Morgan (28 Jun 1924–7 Jul 1975), Find a Grave Memorial no. 10022, citing Spring Hill Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .