Personalities | Don Law | Nashville & Beyond | Country

(Producer, executive, 1902–82)

London, England-born Don Law was one of the most influential producers in modern country music. As head of Columbia Records’ country division in the 1950s and 1960s, he produced cornerstone artists such as Johnny Cash, Marty Robbins, Ray Price and Johnny Horton. Columbia Records, under Law’s tenure, was also at the forefront of the Nashville sound with an artist roster that included a number of the era’s most successful country-to-pop crossover artists.

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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Music, consultant editor Bob Allen


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