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Con Hunley


Soulful balladeer Con Hunley was created and raised close to the Smoky Mountain foothills in east Tennessee and learned all about music singing gospel songs in church. Hunley idolized Chet Atkins but wasn’t a lot of a guitarist, therefore he trained himself piano by hearing Ray Charles’ “What’d I State.” He started playing publicly in senior high school, and by 1963 Hunley resided in Knoxville, operating in a mill by day time and carrying out at the neighborhood Eagles membership for $12 a gig during the night. He became a member of the Air Drive in 1965, teaching trained aeroplanes maintenance and using local musicians whenever you can. Following his release in 1969, Hunley proved helpful being a lounge vocalist in L.A., ultimately time for Knoxville to just work at a textile mill and sing at an area lounge. He released five singles in 1977 and produced his graph debut with “GRAB the Parts.” Another, “I’ll REMEMBER That Melody,” also became a hit. His profession began to appear brighter after he released the 1978 Best 40 strike “Cry Darling Cry.” Afterwards that calendar year, he made the very best 15 with “Week-End Friend.” On the next 2 yrs, Hunley had a little string of strikes, including “I AM Looking forward to You Most of MY ENTIRE LIFE.” In 1983 he released AS SOON AS YOU Get the Experience for this, which created two minor strikes. After a long time of not documenting, Hunley agreed upon with unbiased label IMMI Information in 2004 and released an extraordinary comeback album, Special Memories, over the imprint that same calendar year, following with Capture from the Center two years afterwards in 2006.

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Full Name Con Hunley
Profession Songwriter, Singer-songwriter
Nationality American
Spouse Karen Hunley
Siblings Steve Hunley, Ruthie Akers, Kenny Hunley, Beth Kitts, Tim Hunley
Music Songs Once You Get the Feel of It, Oh Girl, Nobody Ever Gets Enough Love, It's Quittin' Time, Oh, She Sure Looks Good Tonight, Surely the Presence, All-American Country Boy, Blue Suede Blues, What Am I Gonna Do About You, Satisfied Mind, It's Tearin' Me Up, I'd Rather Be Crazy, Ain't No Woman Like The One I Got, Week-End Friends, Let Me Love You Once Before You Go, Sad But True, Jolly Old St Nicholas, Late At Night, Ain't No Woman, It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
Albums Lost & Found - The MCA / Capitol Years
Nominations Academy of Country Music Award for New Male Vocalist of the Year

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