|Birth name||Norris Wilson|
|Born||April 4, 1938|
|Died||June 8, 2017 (aged 79)|
|Occupation(s)||Singer-songwriter, record producer|
Wilson wrote or co-wrote numerous hit songs during more than 40 years in the industry, including songs for David Houston, Jean Shepard, Charlie Rich, Charley Pride, George Jones, and Tammy Wynette, among many others. He also produced or co-produced songs for dozens of artists, including Joe Stampley, Margo Smith, Sara Evans, Kenny Chesney, and Shania Twain.
Earlier in his career, Wilson also charted ten singles on the Billboard magazine Hot Country Songs chart. The biggest of his three Top 40 hits was "Do It to Someone You Love," which reached No. 20 in 1970.
References[change | change source]
- Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 472. ISBN 0-89820-177-2.
- Betts, Stephen (2017-06-08). "Norro Wilson, Nashville Songwriter and Producer, Dead at 79". Rolling Stone.