Merle Kilgore – Singles (1965-1968) (2017)

Posted by on November 7, 2017as

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Wyatt Merle Kilgore (August 9, 1934 – February 6, 2005) was an American singer, songwriter, and manager. Born in Chickasha, Oklahoma, He was raised in Shreveport, Louisiana. He was an artist and writer; the personal manager of Hank Williams Jr. at the time of his death.

Kilgore went on to a career as a country music recording artist but had great success as a songwriter, co-writing with June Carter the song “Ring of Fire”, first recorded by her sister Anita Carter and later by June’s future husband, Johnny Cash (Kilgore was a distant cousin of the Carter sisters through their maternal grandmother, Margaret Kilgore Addington); June, later known as June Carter Cash, would record her own version of the song for her album Press On, released in 1999. He also wrote Claude King’s big crossover hit. Amongst others, he also penned “Johnny Reb” for Johnny Horton and the Tommy Roe pop music hit, “The Folk Singer”. In the early 1960s, he toured with Cash as part of his package show. He stood as Johnny Cash’s best man at his wedding to June Carter.


01. It’s All Over Now
02. Everyday’s a Holiday
03. Help Me Up Darling (All Fools Fall Down)
04. Dig, Dig, Dig, Dig (There’s No More Water In the Well)
05. Mama’s Killing Daddy
06. Baby, I Got It!
07. Nevada Smith
08. Too Many Mountains
09. I Just Don’t Care Anymore
10. I’d Cry Like A Baby
11. Fast Talking Louisiana Man
12. Avenue of Tears
13. The Patches (Made the Change)
14. Wild Rose
15. He Ain’t Picking No More
16. Hello City Limits

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