Lefty Frizzell

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William Orville "Lefty" Frizzell (March 31, 1928 – July 19, 1975) was an American country music singer-songwriter and was one of the most definitive honky-tonk singers of country music. A vocalist who set the style of singing "the country way" for the generations that followed, Frizzell has become one of the most successful and influential artists of country music throughout his stellar career. He gained prominence in 1950 after two major hits, and throughout the decade was a very popular country performer. He smoothed out the rough edges of a honky tonk song by sounding out syllables longer and singing longer. Because of this, his music become much more mainstream without losing its honky tonk attitude and persona.

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Age: 47 (age at death)
Height: Height unknown
Nationality: American
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"When I sing, to me every word had a feeling about it. I had to linger, had to hold it. I didn`t want to let go of it. I want to hold one word through a whole line of melody, to linger with it all the way down. I didn`t want to let go of that no more than I wanted to let go of the woman I loved. I didn`t want to lose it."

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