Personalities | Freddie Hart | West Coast Scene | Country

(Vocals, songwriter, b. 1926)

A regular on the Town Hall Party, Alabama-born Freddie Hart arrived in Los Angeles following a troubled childhood, a couple of years in the Marines (enrolling when he was only 15), and travelling across the nation. His 1950s association with Capitol and Columbia resulted in some fine, though overlooked, country and rockabilly recordings. His return to Capitol resulted in the double CMA award winner ‘Easy Loving’ (1971), a recording success that he never equalled.

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


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