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Ferlin Husky

Ferlin Eugene Husky (December 3, 1925 – March 17, 2011) was an early American country music singer who was equally adept at the genres of traditional honky-tonk, ballads, spoken recitations, and rockabilly pop tunes. He had two dozen top-20 hits in the Billboard country charts between 1953 and 1975; his versatility and matinee-idol looks propelled a seven-decade entertainment career. In the 1950s and 1960s, Husky's hits included "Gone" and "Wings of a Dove", each reaching number one on the country charts. He also created a comic outspoken hayseed character, Simon Crum; and recorded under the stage name Terry Preston from 1948 to 1953. In 2010, Husky was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ferlin Husky, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Dec 3, 1925 In Cantwell, Missouri, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
6
First Appeared:
In the series The Big Beat 1957-07-12
Latest Project:
Movie Opry Video Classics: Love Songs 2007-01-01
Known For
Poster of Opry Video Classics: Love Songs
Poster of Opry Video Classics: Songs That Topped the Charts
Poster of Swamp Girl
Poster of The Big Beat
Filmography
Movie Opry Video Classics: Songs That Topped the Charts Himself (archive footage) 2007-01-01
Movie Opry Video Classics: Love Songs Unknown 2007-01-01
Movie Swamp Girl Swamp Ranger 1971-01-01
Movie Hillbillys in a Haunted House Woody Wetherby 1967-05-01
Movie The Las Vegas Hillbillys Woody Wetherby 1966-05-11
Series The Big Beat Unknown 1957-07-12