Richard William "Dick" Curless (March 17, 1932 – May 25, 1995) was an American country music singer, a pioneer of the trucking music genre, commonly known as the Baron of Country Music. He was easily distinguished because of the patch he usually wore over his right eye.
Curless was born in Fort Fairfield, Maine, and moved with his family to Massachusetts at the age of eight. Curless began his music career in 1948 in Ware, Massachusetts, where he hosted a radio show and toured with a local band called the "Trail Blazers." He married his wife, Pauline, in 1951, and only six months after the wedding, he was drafted into the United States Army. He served in the Korean War from 1952 to 1954 first as a truck driver and later as a radio host with the stage name "Rice Paddy Ranger."
He returned home to Maine in 1954 and continued performing on radio shows, but he spent much of the following year, 1955, in theЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- A Tombstone Every Mile / Heart Talk [1965, сингл]
- Six Times a Day (The Trains Came Down) / Down by the Old River [1965, сингл]
- Travelin' Through [1995, альбом]
- Tombstone Every Mile [2004, альбом]
- The Drag 'Em Off the Interstate Sock It to 'Em Hits Of [1998, сборник]
- Hard, Hard Traveling Man [2000, сборник]
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|Big Wheel Cannonball||
|Congratulations (you're Absolutely Right) (feat. Kay Adams)||
|Devil Like Me (needs An Angel Like You) (feat. Kay Adams)||
|Forever And Ever (feat. Kay Adams)||
|Heart Talk (feat. Kay Adams)||
|I Can't Stop My Loving You (feat. Kay Adams)||
|No Fool Like An Old Fool (feat. Kay Adams)||
|Old Standby (feat. Kay Adams)||
|Terrible Tangled Web (feat. Kay Adams)||
|You You Only You (feat. Kay Adams)||