film The youngest of six, she grew up in Mammoth Spring, Arkansas, a little shy yet always watching. In Webb’s honor, we’ve created a special display in the Willie Nelson museum dedicated to Webb Pierce. For the next four years, every single he released hit the Top Ten, with a total of ten reaching number one, including “There Stands the Glass” (1953), “Slowly” (1954), “More and More” (1954), and “In the Jailhouse Now” (1955). He always had his good friend along as well, Max Powell. Telephone 615-885-1515 -- Open 7 days a Week from 8:30 am until 9:00 pm. The father-daughter duets “On My Way Out” and “Reality of Life” were issued by Plantation Records in 1979 billed as “The Pierces.”. In 1947, he and his wife appeared on an early morning KTBS show as ‘Webb Pierce with Betty Jane, the Singing Sweetheart’. In addition to Webb Pierce, the displays and exhibits you’ll see at the Willie Nelson and Friends Museum honor other country music legends including: Leave Webb Pierce page – Return to Willie Nelson Museum Page, Leave the Webb Pierce page – Return to the Home Page, Willie Nelson and Friends Museum | Nashville Souvenirs | 2613A McGavock Pike | Nashville, TN 37214 | 615-885-1515, ©2016 Willie Nelson and Friends Museum and General Store, Webb Pierce was great entertainer and our good friend …. Ashley McBryde is featured on the cover of MusicRow Magazine’s all-new 2020 Publisher Issue. His biggest hit was "In the Jailhouse Now," which charted for 37 weeks in 1955, 21 of them at number one. Entertainer Debbie Pierce, who was a member of the 1980s female country group Chantilly, has died at age 58. He was 65 years old. The Wild Feathers/Medium Rarities/The Wild Feathers Ty Herndon/Regifted/BFD/The Orchard. Donovan Woods/Without People, November 13 Webb Pierce is a member of the following lists: 1991 deaths, Deaths from pancreatic cancer and American country singers. Garth Brooks/FUN/Pearl Records So be sure and stop in – you’ll love it. “Oscar” of the Opry’s Lonzo And Oscar Passes, The Cadillac Black Tours With ZZ Top, Releases Single, Industry Ink: Entercom, Jeannie Seely, 3rd & Lindsley, Waffle House’s Third Annual Tunie Awards To Feature Chris Stapleton, Old Dominion, Lauren Alaina, And More, Monument’s Alex Hall Welcomes Brad Paisley, Tenille Townes, Vince Gill, Kassi Ashton For ‘Six Strings’ EP [Interview], Capitol Music Group’s Steve Barnett To Retire, Jeff Vaughn And Michelle Jubelirer To Lead Company, ‘American Masters-Charley Pride: I’m Just Me’ Airs Tonight. Webb Pierce remains one of the legends of country music and was one of the most popular honky tonk vocalists of the 1950’s, racking up more #1 hits than similar artists like Hank Williams, Eddy Arnold, Lefty Frizzell or Ernest Tubb. (22nd June 2018)WEBB Pearse (June 24, 2017) - On the occasion of this First Anniversary we, Pearse's wife Ann, children and family wish to express our sincere gratitude for the wonderful support shown to us over the past year. She began her career as a harmony singer and backup vocalist in the road show of her father, Country Music Hall of Fame member Webb Pierce (1921-1991). […], November 6 Larkin Poe/Kindred Spirits/Tricki-Woo Records Post was not sent - check your email addresses! She began her career as a harmony singer and backup vocalist in the road show of her father, Country Music Hall of Fame member Webb Pierce (1921-1991).. She made her recording debut on … The group placed seven singles on the charts between 1982 and 1984. and more from FamousFix.com, Woodlawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA, country, honky tonk, Rockabilly, Western Swing, Hillbilly, honky-tonk, country gospel, Melancholy, Earnest, Plaintive, Yearning, Organic, Rollicking, Sentimental, Amiable/Good-Natured, Earthy. to add information, pictures and relationships, join in discussions and get credit for your contributions. As a child in West Monroe, LA, Pierce became infatuated with Gene Autry films and his mother’s hillbilly records, particularly those of Jimmie Rodgers and various Western swing and Cajun groups. The Wilburns and Franks all wrote songs, which provided the basis for Webb’s initial set list. Chris Stapleton/Starting Over/Mercury Records Nashville Webb often stopped by the Willie Nelson store just to sit and talk with Frank and Jeanie Oakley. Stephan Hogan/So Long California, November 27 Country Singer. Connect any celebrity with Webb Pierce to see how closely they are linked... romantically! The Brummies/Automatic World/Sandbox Entertainment See Pierce continued to have hits until the end of the ’50s primarily because he kept in close touch with DJs across the country allowing him to keep his streak of 34 consecutive Top Ten hits running into the year of1957. McBryde began writing songs at age 12, however she didn’t fully embrace her voice until college. community, videos, Pierce left Decca Records in 1975, making a handful of records for Plantation Records that didn’t experience much chart success. He began to play the guitar before he was a teenager. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Webb Pierce, a flamboyant singer who dominated country music in the 1950's and 60's, died at his home here on Sunday. She settled in Goodlettsville, TN. thank you. music, Webb Pierce singing at a club in Atlanta , GA in 1968. Thank you to those who attended the funeral Mass, especially those who travelled long distances. Pierce later worked as a member of the security personnel for the Country Music Hall of Fame. He was one of the most popular Honky-tonk stars in country music and had more singles on the Billboard charts then any of his contemporaries in the 1950s. Login He had … After the single became a hit, Pierce left Louisiana for Nashville, and had his second number one single with “That Heart Belongs to Me.” The following September, the Grand Ole Opry needed to fill the vacancy left by the firing of Hank Williams, so they invited Pierce to join the cast.