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 George Morgan

George Morgan

Birth
Waverly, Humphreys County, Tennessee, USA
Death 7 Jul 1975 (aged 51)
Madison, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Old Hickory, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Plot He was moved from this site in 2000
Memorial ID 8386 · 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


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 7 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8386
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Morgan (28 Jun 1924–7 Jul 1975), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8386, citing Hermitage Memorial Gardens, Old Hickory, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .