Faron Young

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Faron Young
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Faron Young en 1964
Nombre real Faron Young
Origen Shreveport, Louisiana
Información artística
Otros nombres The Hillbilly Heartthrob
The Singing Sheriff
Género(s) Country
Instrumento(s) guitarra acústica
Período de actividad 1951 - 1994
Discográfica(s) Gotham, Capitol, Mercury, MCA, Step One

Faron Young (25 de febrero de 1932 - 10 de diciembre de 1996) fue un cantante y compositor estadounidense de country entre los primeros años de la década de 1950 hasta mediados de los 80 y uno de sus estrellas más coloridas.

Sus éxitos incluyen "If You Ain't Lovin' (You Ain't Livin')" o "Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young" que le marcaron como cantante honky tonk tanto en sonido como en estilo personal, y "Hello Walls" o "It's Four in the Morning" que mostraron su versatilidad como vocalista. Conocido como Hillbilly Heartthrob, y como el Sheriff cantante en sus papeles en películas. Se suicidó en 1996 y es miembro del Country Music Hall of Fame.

Discografía[editar]

Álbumes[editar]

Year Album US Country Label
1957 Sweethearts or Strangers Capitol T-778
1958 Object of My Affection Capitol T-1004
This Is Faron Young Capitol T-1096
1959 My Garden of Prayer Capitol T-1185
Talk About Hits Capitol T-1245
1960 Sings the Best Capitol ST-1450
1961 Hello Walls Capitol ST-1528
The Young Approach Capitol ST-1634
1963 All Time Greatest Hits Capitol DT-2037
This Is Faron Mercury SR-60785
Aims at the West 11 Mercury SR-60840
1964 Story Songs for Country Folks 7 Mercury SR-60896
Country Dance Favorites 7 Mercury SR-60931
Story Songs of Mountains and Valleys Mercury SR-60931
1965 Pen and Paper Mercury SR-61007
Greatest Hits Mercury SR-61047
1966 Sings the Songs of Jim Reeves 18 Mercury SR-61058
1967 Unmitigated Gall 18 Mercury SR-61110
1968 Greatest Hits Vol. 2 24 Mercury SR-61143
Here's Faron Young 35 Mercury SR-61174
1969 I've Got Precious Memories 38 Mercury SR-61212
Wine Me Up 13 Mercury SR-61241
1970 The Best of Faron Young 45 Mercury SR-61267
Occasional Wife 31 Mercury SR-61275
1971 Step Aside 19 Mercury SR-61337
Leavin' and Sayin' Goodbye 23 Mercury SR-61354
1972 Its Four in the Morning 11 Mercury SR-61359
This Little Girl of Mine 17 Mercury SR-61364
1973 This Time the Hurtin's on Me 19 Mercury SR-61376
Just What I Had in Mind 26 Mercury SRM1-674
1974 Some Kind of a Woman 25 Mercury SRM1-698
A Man and His Music 45 Mercury SRM1-1016
1976 I'd Just Be Fool Enough Mercury SRM1-1075
1977 The Best of Faron Young Vol. 2 32 Mercury SRM1-1130
1978 That Young Feelin' Mercury SRM1-5005
1979 Chapter Two MCA -3092
1980 Free and Easy MCA - 3212
1987 Funny How Time Slips Away (with Willie Nelson) Columbia FC - 39484
Here's to You Step One SOR - 0040
Greatest Hits 1-3 Step One SOR - 43/44/45
1988 Country Christmas Step One SOP - 0059
1990 Memories That Last (with Ray Price) Step One SOP - 0068
1993 Live in Branson Laserlight 12137

Singles[editar]

Year Single Chart Positions[1] Album
US Country US CAN Country
1951 "Hot Rod Shot Gun Boogie No 2" singles only
1952 "You're Just Imagination"
"I Heard the Juke Box Playing"
"Tattle Tale Years" This Is Faron Young
"Foolish Pride" singles only
"Saving My Tears for Tomorrow"
"Goin' Steady" 2 This Is Faron Young
1953 "I Can't Wait (For the Sun to Go Down)" 5 singles only
"That's What I'd Do for You"
"I'm Gonna Tell Santa Claus on You"
"Just Married" This Is Faron Young
1954 "They Made Me Fall in Love with You" singles only
"Place for Girls Like You" 8
"If You Ain't Lovin' (You Ain't Livin')" 2 This Is Faron Young
1955 "Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young" 1
"God Bless God" singles only
"Go Back, You Fool" 11
"It's a Great Life (If You Don't Weaken)" 5 This Is Faron Young
1956 "I've Got Five Dollars and It's Saturday Night" 4
"Sweet Dreams" 2
"Turn Her Down" 9 singles only
"I Miss You Already (And You're Not Even Gone)" 5
1957 "The Shrine of St. Cecilia" 15 96
"Love Has Finally Come My Way" 12
"Vacation's Over"
"Locket"
1958 "I Can't Dance"
"Alone with You" 1 51 Sings the Best
"That's the Way I Feel" 9 singles only
"Last Night at a Party" 20
1959 "That's the Way It's Gotta Be" 14 Sings the Best
"Country Girl" 1
"Riverboat" 4 83
1960 "Your Old Used to Be" 5
"There's Not Any Like You Left" 21 Hello Walls
"Forget the Past" 20
1961 "Hello Walls" 1 12
"Backtrack" 8 89 The Young Approach
1962 "Three Days" 7
"The Comeback" 4 single only
"Down by the River" 9 All Time Greatest Hits
1963 "The Yellow Bandana" 4 114 This Is Faron
"I've Come to Say Goodbye" 30
"We've Got Something in Common" 13
"You'll Drive Me Back (Into Her Arms Again)" 10 singles only
1964 "Keeping Up with the Joneses" (with Margie Singleton) 5
"Old Courthouse" 48 Story Songs for Country Folks
"Another Woman's Man - Another Man's Woman"
(with Margie Singleton)
38 single only
"My Friend on the Right" 11 Story Songs of Mountains and Valleys
1965 "Walk Tall" 10 Greatest Hits
"Nothing Left to Lose" 34
"My Dreams" 14 Unmitigated Gall
1966 "You Don't Treat Me Right"
"Unmitigated Gall" 7
1967 "I Guess I Had Too Much to Dream Last Night" 48
"Wonderful World of Women" 14 Greatest Hits Vol. 2
1968 "She Went a Little Bit Farther" 14 32 Here's Faron Young
"I Just Came to Get My Baby" 8 1
1969 "I've Got Precious Memories" 25 I've Got Precious Memories
"Wine Me Up" 2 3 Wine Me Up
"Your Time's Coming" 4
1970 "Occasional Wife" 6 15 Occasional Wife
"If I Ever Fall in Love (With a Honky Tonk Girl)" 4 2
"Goin' Steady" 5 8 Step Aside
1971 "Step Aside" 6 11
"Leavin' and Sayin' Goodbye" 9 11 Leavin' and Sayin' Goodbye
"It's Four in the Morning" 1 92 1 It's Four in the Morning
1972 "This Little Girl of Mine" 5 3 This Little Girl of Mine
"Woman's Touch"
1973 "She Fights That Lovin' Feeling" 15 6 This Time The Hurtin's on Me
"Just What I Had in Mind" 9 9 Just What I Had in Mind
1974 "Some Kind of a Woman" 8 6 Some Kind of a Woman
"The Wrong in Loving You" 20 22
"Another You" 23 A Man and His Music
1975 "Here I Am in Dallas" 16 49 The Best of Faron Young Vol. 2
"Feel Again" 21 15
1976 "I'd Just Be Fool Enough" 33 I'd Just Be Fool Enough
"(The Worst You Ever Gave Me Was) The Best I Ever Had" 30 The Best of Faron Young Vol. 2
1977 "Crutches" 25 That Young Feelin'
1978 "Loving Here and Living There and Lying in Between" 38
1979 "The Great Chicago Fire" 67 30 Chapter Two
"That Over Thirty Look" 69 68
1980 "(If I'd Only Known) It Was the Last Time" 56 74 Free and Easy
"Tearjoint" 72 singles only
1981 "Until the Bitter End" 88
"Pull Up a Pillow"
1988 "Stop and Take the Time" 100 Here's to You
"Here's to You" 87
1989 "It's Four in the Morning" Greatest Hits 1-3
1991 "Just an Ol' Heartache" single only
1992 "Memories That Last" (with Ray Price) Memories That Last
"Too Big to Fight" (with Ray Price)
"Christmas Song" Country Christmas

Caras B[editar]

Year B-Side US Country Original A-Side
1955 "Forgive Me, Dear" flip "Live Fast, Love Hard, Die Young"
"All Right" 2 "Go Back, You Fool"
"For the Love of a Woman Like You" flip "It's a Great Life (If You Don't Weaken)"
1956 "You're Still Mine" 3 "I've Got Five Dollars and It's Saturday Night"
"Until I Met You" flip "Sweet Dreams"
"I'll Be Satisfied with Love" flip "Turn Her Down"
1957 "I'm Gonna Loive Some Before I Die" flip "I Miss You Already (And You're Not Even Gone)"
1958 "Every Time I'm Kissing You" 10 "Alone with You"
"I Hate Myself" 22 "That's the Way I Feel"
"A Long Time Ago" 16 "Last Night at a Party"
1959 "I Hear You Talkin'" 27 "Country Girl"
"Face to the Fall" 10 "Riverboat"
1960 "A World So Full of Love" 28 "Forget the Past"
1961 "Congratulations" 28 "Hello Walls"
1963 "Nightmare" 14 "I've Come to Say Goodbye"
1964 "No Thanks, I Just Had One" (with Margie Singleton) 40 "Keeping Up with the Joneses"
"Rhinestones" 23 "Old Courthouse"
1979 "Second Hand Emotion" 70 "That Over Thirty Look"

Películas en las actúa[editar]

  • 1956 Hidden Guns
  • 1956 Daniel Boone, Trail Blazer
  • 1957 Raiders of Old California
  • 1958 Country Music Holiday
  • 1966 Second Fiddle to a Steel Guitar
  • 1966 Nashville Rebel
  • 1967 What Am I Bid?
  • 1967 The Road to Nashville
  • 1977 That's Country

Referencias[editar]

  1. FARON YOUNG SINGLES, LP Discography.
  • Cooper, Daniel (2004), In The Encyclopedia of Country Music, Oxford University Press, ISBN 9780195176087 ., p. 606-7.
  • Diekman, Diane. "Live Fast, Love Hard: The Faron Young Story." Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2007, p 27.

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