|Birth name||Noble Ray Price|
|Also known as||The Cherokee Cowboy|
January 12, 1926|
Perryville, Texas, U.S.
|Died||December 16, 2013
Mount Pleasant, Texas, U.S.
|Genres||Country, Western swing, Traditional Pop|
|Occupations||Singer, songwriter, guitarist|
|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.
References[change | change source]
- "Country legend Ray Price dead at 87". CMT.com. http://www.cmt.com/news/country-music/1719178/ray-price-country-legend-dead-at-87.jhtml. Retrieved December 17, 2013.
- "Country singer Ray Price dead at 87". ABC News.com. http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory/country-singer-ray-price-dead-87-21240492. Retrieved December 17, 2013.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Ray Price at the Internet Movie Database
- The "Ray Price Shuffle" with audio examples
- at the Country Music Hall of Fame
- Allmusic Ray Price with Biography, Discography, Charts