Personalities | Faron Young | War Years | Country

(Vocals, 1932–96)

Young reigned as one of country music’s most popular figures, frequently topping the charts with honky-tonk anthems like ‘Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young’ (1955), ‘I’ve Got Five Dollars And It’s Saturday Night’ (1956) and the Willie Nelson-penned ‘Hello Walls’. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, he also had success with mellow Nashville sound hits like ‘Wine Me Up’ (1969) and ‘It’s Four In The Morning’ (1971).

Styles & Forms | War Years | Country
Personalities | Rex Allen | West Coast Scene | Country

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


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