Hank Cochran

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Hank Cochran

American country music singer and songwriter add

Category: Music

Born in 1935.

Countries: United States (75%), Tennessee (25%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Eddy Arnold, Patsy Cline, Nat King Cole

Linked to: Billboard, Capitol Records, Pensacola News Journal, Country Music Association




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Hank Cochran was born in 1935 add something


Eddie Cochran - In 1955, he formed a duet with the guitarist Hank Cochran , and when they split the following year, Cochran began a song-writing career with Jerry Capehart


Aged 24 he moved to Nashville, Tennessee in 1960, and teamed with Harlan Howard to write the song "I Fall to Pieces add something


In 1960, he was on a date at a movie theater when the film inspired him add something


Starting during the 1960s, Cochran was a prolific songwriter in the genre, including major hits by Patsy Cline, Ray Price, Eddy Arnold and others add something


Cochran was a recording artist between 1962 and 1980, scoring seven times on the "Billboard " country music charts, with his greatest solo success being the No. 20 "Sally Was a Good Old Girl" add something


Ray Price recorded the song, and it scored No. 2 on the Billboard country charts in 1963 add something


The next year Eddy Arnold would make the song his signature hit, scoring No. 1 on the country music charts and in 1965 No. 6 on the overall Billboard Hot 100 charts add something


Cochran was married five times, Jeannie Seely was his fourth bride, and Suzi his fifth, from 1982 add something


Two of his fondest memories were working with Natalie Cole on a 2003 tribute album to Patsy Cline , because of his love for her father Nat King Cole, and his collaboration with Vern Gosdin for the 1988 album "Chiseled in Stone" add something


In 2008, he let singer Lea Anne Creswell come to his home and choose an album's worth of songs, which the artist released with the album title "Lea Anne Sings Hank Cochran and add something


He had cancerous tumors removed surgically from his pancreas and lymph node at a Nashville, Tennessee hospital in July 2008, and a grapefruit-sized aortic aneurysm removed at a Nashville, Tennessee hospital in April 2010 add something

Hank Cochran died in 2010 add something


In 2014 he will be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame add something