Personalities | James O’Gwynn | War Years | Country

(Vocals, songwriter, b. 1928)

Mississippi-born singer O’Gwynn grew up listening to and emulating Hank Williams and Jimmie Rodgers. During the mid-1950s, he was a feature performer on the Louisiana Hayride and was a regular on the Grand Ole Opry for a few years in the early 1960s. He is most often remember for minor hits such as ‘Talk To Me Lonesome Heart’, ‘Blue Memories’, ‘Easy Money’ and ‘How Can I Think Of Tomorrow’.

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


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