Personalities | Webb Pierce | War Years | Country

(Vocals, 1921–91)

Louisiana-born Webb Pierce was one of the most popular honky-tonk singers of the post-Hank Williams zenith of the style in the 1950s. Throughout this decade, he dominated the charts with hits such as ‘Back Street Affair’ (1952), ‘There Stands The Glass’ (1953), and ‘Honky-Tonk Song’ (1957).

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


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