Welcome to Mellow's Log Cabin. This blog's purpose is to supply information on a diversity of American southern music - ranging from country, blues, old-time and folk to R&B, rock'n'roll and rockabilly. I regularly present my research results about artists, labels, shows and also give guest writers a chance to publish their texts here on occasion.


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Wednesday, August 18, 2010

George Kent died

Country music singer and songwriter George Kent died on August 12, 2010, in Loveland, Colorado, at McKee Medical Center. He was 75 years old.

Kent was born in 1935 in Dallas, Texas, and started his career in the 1950s. He was a member of the Big D Jamboree and recorded for Starday, Roulette, Rice, Shannon, and Mercury more than 60 singles. He also enjoyed success as a songwriter, penning songs for Jim Reeves and performing with Elvis Presley, Buck Owens, Willie Nelson, and Waylon Jennings among others. He spent his last years in Lovlenand, Colorado, with his wife Jeanne.

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Anonymous said...

Loved his 45 rpm:

Hello, I'm A Jukebox

Anonymous said...

George did not perform with Elvis nor Willie.