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Conway Twitty

 

  • in his singing conway twitty has had over 30 no.1 hits an over 15 to reach the top 5
  • He recorded and released Hello Darlin in 1970.
  • He and Loretta Lynn won four consecutive Country Music Association Awards for vocal duo in 1972.
  • He used to practice baseball when he was young.
  • His last chart appearance in the country charts was in a duet with Anita Cochran.
  • His song It's Only Make Believe that was recorded in 1958 became one of the first nine Top 40 hits.
  • He has said that his pen name Conway Twitty is based in the cities Conway, Arkansas and Twitty, Texas.
  • He moved to Warner Bros. Records in 1982.
  • He never won a solo CMA award in his career.
  • He is often noted for being "The Best Friend a Song Ever Had" by many of his fans
  • His pioneering contribution has been recognized by the Rockabilly Hall of Fame.
  • His fortunes changed when he was with MGM Records in 1958.
  • He released his first duet After the Fire is Gone with Lorena Lynn in 1971.
  • He has enjoyed success in early Rock and Roll, R&B and Pop music.
  • His first album was called Conway Twitty Sings that he released in 1958.
  • His children's names are Michael, Joni, Kathy and Jimmy.
  • His song "Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man" appeared in the game "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas".
  • He has said that his music is inspired by Elvis Presley.
  • He was inducted into the "Country Music Hall of Fame" in 1999.
  • Conway's father taught him to play guitar when he was only 4 years old.
  • Conway Twitty had 55 number one hit records.
 

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It's Only Make Believe

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goldenslayer
September 7, 2010 (7:52pm)
I would of been a dream to see Conway in concert. goldenslayer

goldenslayer
August 27, 2010 (11:59am)
MY favorite was it's only make believe.

goldenslayer
July 14, 2010 (7:06pm)
loved conway twitties music. he was a romantic
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