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us: Pierce, Webb, 1921-1991


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    • us: Pierce, Webb Michael, 1921-1991
    • us: Pierce, Michael Webb, 1921-1991
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    • Related Terms

      • us: Shady Wall (Musician)
    • Sources

      • found: Nelson, W. In the jailhouse now [SR] p1982: label (Webb Pierce)
      • found: LC database, 5-18-93 (Pierce, Webb, 1926-)
      • found: Pierce, W. Webb Pierce, king of the honky-tonk [SR] p1994: label (Webb Pierce) insert (b. Aug. 8, 1921, "five years earlier than generally reported," d. Feb. 24, 1991)
      • found: Stambler, I. Country music, 1997 (Pierce, Webb; b. Aug. 8, 1926, near West Monroe, La., d. Feb. 24, 1991, Nashville, Tenn.; singer, guitarist, band leader, songwriter)
      • found: McCloud, B. Definitive country, 1995 (Pierce, Webb; 1926-1991)
      • found: Comprehensive country mus. enc., c1994 (Pierce, Webb; 1921-1991)
      • found: Baker, 8th ed. (Pierce, Webb; 1926-1991)
      • found: Guinness enc. of pop. mus., 2nd ed. (Pierce, Webb; 1921-1991)
      • found: New Grove dict. of Amer. mus. (Pierce, Webb; b. 1926)
      • found: Harvard bio. dict. of mus. (Pierce, Webb; 1926-1991)
      • found: Penguin enc. of pop. mus. (Pierce, Webb; b. 1926)
      • found: Variety obituaries, 1991-92: Mar. 4, 1991 (Webb Pierce, 69, d. Feb. 24, 1991)
      • found: Notes, June 1992: p. 1206-1207 (Pierce, Webb; d. Feb. 24, 1991, age 65)
      • found: Century of country, WWW site, April 14, 2004 (Pierce, Webb; Michael Webb Pierce; b. Aug. 8, 1921, West Monroe, La.; d. Feb. 24, 1991)
      • found: Gail Davies official web site, April 14, 2004: Webb Pierce tribute album/bio-discography/ (Webb Michael Pierce; b. Aug. 8, 1921, West Monroe, Louisiana; d. Feb. 24, 1991)
      • found: Social Security Death Index, WWW site, April 14, 2004 (Webb Pierce; b. Aug. 8, 1921; d. Feb. 24, 1991; last residence Williamson, TN)
      • found: Wikipedia WWW site, Nov. 19, 2008 (under Webb Pierce: In 1958, he recorded a rockabilly record, "The New Raunchy"/"I'll Get By Somehow" for Decca under the name "Shady Wall")
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      • 2008-11-20: revised
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