Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Country Singer Jack Barlow Passes Away

Country music artist Jack Barlow passed away at the age of 87 on July 29th, following a long illness. Barlow became a popular mid-west disc jockey after serving in World War II and during the mid-1960's, he started working as a singer/songwriter and recording artist and released his first song, "I Love Country Music." The song would top the charts at number one. Barlow later moved to Nashville where he continued singing with artists like Johnny Cash, George Jones, Lefty Frizzell, Dottie West, Patsy Cline, Mel Tillis, Porter Waggoner, Chet Atkins Boots Randolph and more.

He went on to record 4 albums and numerous singles including "Catch the Wind.”. He made numerous appearances on the Grand Ole Opry and also appeared in several movies throughout his career.

"I Love Country Music":

"Suddenly There's Sunshine":


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