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Ray Price

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Ray Price
Background information
Birth nameNoble Ray Price
Also known asThe Cherokee Cowboy
Born(1926-01-12)January 12, 1926
Perryville, Texas, U.S.
DiedDecember 16, 2013(2013-12-16) (aged 87)
Mount Pleasant, Texas, U.S.
GenresCountry, Western swing, Traditional Pop
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, guitarist
Years active1948–2013
LabelsColumbia, Myrrh, ABC, Monument, Dimension, Viva, Step One

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

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  1. "Country legend Ray Price dead at 87". CMT.com. Retrieved December 17, 2013.
  2. "Country singer Ray Price dead at 87". ABC News.com. Retrieved December 17, 2013.

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