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Bob Gallion

Origin  Nashville, Tennessee
Associated acts  Pati Powell
Name  Bob Gallion

Instruments  Vocals, guitar
Role  Singer
Years active  1958–1973
Genres  Country
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Born  April 22, 1924 Ashland, Kentucky (1924-04-22)
Died  August 20, 1999, Williamstown, West Virginia, United States
Albums  Out of a Honky Tonk, Not Once But A Hundred Times
Record labels  Hickory Records, MGM Records, United Artists Records
Similar People  Buck Griffin, Bernie Early, Cecil Campbell, Andy Starr, Jimmy Swan

Occupation(s)  Singer, talent agent

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Bob Gallion (April 22, 1924 in Ashland, Kentucky – August 20, 1999) was an American country music singer. Between 1958 and 1973, he recorded for various country labels, charting nine times on the Hot Country Songs charts. His biggest hit was "Wall to Wall Love", which went to number 5 in 1962.

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Biography

Bob Gallion was born April 22, 1924 in Ashland, Kentucky. In the 1940s, he worked as a session guitar player before joining Stoney Cooper and Wilma Lee Cooper's band. Gallion recorded for MGM Records in the 1950s, releasing the singles "That's What I Tell My Heart" and "You Take the Table and I'll Take the Chairs". In September 1959, he joined the promotion staff at Acuff-Rose Music.

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Moving to Hickory Records in 1960, he charted five more singles, including the top 10 hits "Loving You (Was Worth This Broken Heart" and "Wall to Wall Love". Gallion worked as a disc jockey for WGUN in Atlanta Georgia, then returned to recording in 1968 with the single "Pick a Little Happy Song" on United Artists Records. He also toured with Pati Powell and performed at the WWVA Jamboree, and charted one last time with the duet "Love by Appointment". After this song, Gallion retired as a performer and worked at a booking agency.

Gallion died in 1999 at age 75, in Williamstown, West Virginia. He was survived by his wife, June, who continued to run his booking agency.

References

Bob Gallion Wikipedia


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