Ray Price

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Ray Price
Background information
Birth name Noble Ray Price
Also known as The Cherokee Cowboy
Born January 12, 1926(1926-01-12)
Perryville, Texas, U.S.
Died December 16, 2013(2013-12-16) (aged 87)
Mount Pleasant, Texas, U.S.
Genres Country, Western swing, Traditional Pop
Occupations Singer, songwriter, guitarist
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1948–2013
Labels Columbia, Myrrh, ABC, Monument, Dimension, Viva, Step One
Associated acts Johnny Bush, Merle Haggard, Rosetta Tharpe, Harlan Howard, George Jones, Roger Miller, Willie Nelson, Johnny Paycheck

Noble Ray Price (January 12, 1926 – December 16, 2013) was an American country music singer, songwriter and guitarist. Some of his famous songs were "Release Me", "Crazy Arms", "Heartaches by the Number", "For the Good Times", "Night Life", and "You're the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me". He was elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1996 and—even into his late 80s—continued to record and tour.

Price passed away at his home in Mt. Pleasant, Texas on December 16, 2013 from pancreatic cancer.[1][2]

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