Personalities | Hank Cochran | Nashville & Beyond | Country

(Songwriter, vocals, b. 1935)

One-time member of the Cochran Brothers (with rock‘n’roller Eddie Cochran, no relation), Isola, Mississippi-born Garland Perry Cochran was one of the most-oft-recorded songwriters of the 1960s and 1970s. ‘She’s Got You’ (a hit for Patsy Cline), ‘Make The World Go Away’ (a hit for both Ray Price and Eddy Arnold) and Willie Nelson’s 1981 hit, ‘Angel Flying Too Close To The Ground’ are among his best-known titles.

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


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