Porter Wagoner

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Porter Wagoner

Porter Wagoner in 1999.
Background information
Birth name Porter Wayne Wagoner
Also known as Mr. Grand Ole Opry
Born August 12, 1927(1927-08-12)
West Plains, Missouri, USA
Died October 28, 2007(2007-10-28) (aged 80)
Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Genres country music, gospel
Occupations singer/songwriter
Instruments acoustic guitar
Years active 1951–2007
Labels RCA Victor
Shell Point
TeeVee
Anti
Associated acts Norma Jean
Dolly Parton
Website Official website

Porter Wayne Wagoner (August 12, 1927October 28, 2007) was an American country music singer and songwriter.

Wagoner made 53 studio albums and had 80 singles (3 No.1 Singles) during the course of his musical career.

Wagoner was part of Grand Ole Opry, in fact he was nicknamed, Mr. Grand Ole Opry.

During his music career, Wagoner won three Grammy Awards.

He was elected into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2002.

Porter Wagoner died of lung cancer on October 28, 2007 in Nashville, Tennessee.

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