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George Morgan

George Thomas Morgan (June 28, 1924 – July 7, 1975) was a mid-20th-century American country music singer. He is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and a former member of the Grand Ole Opry. He is best known for his 1949 hit single "Candy Kisses". He is the father of singer Lorrie Morgan, who is also a country music star.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1, 1925 (Tennessee), Died January 1, 1975

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1949 - 1972

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, composer

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D9VB-86 10-in. 1/11/1949 Candy kisses Elton Britt ; Skytoppers String band, with male vocal solo and accordion composer  
Victor D9VB-1258 10-in. 4/8/1949 Rainbow in my heart Elton Britt ; Skytoppers Male vocal solo, with string band composer  
Decca L 15830 9/14/1971 Gentle rains of home George Morgan vocalist  
Decca L 15831 9/14/1971 Walkin' shadow, talkin' mem'ry George Morgan vocalist  
Decca L 16002 2/4/1972 Running wild George Morgan vocalist  
Decca L 16003 2/4/1972 Let's live together Marianne George Morgan vocalist  
Decca L 16237 10/4/1972 Makin' heartaches George Morgan vocalist  
Decca L 16238 10/4/1972 Sing my blues a birthday song George Morgan vocalist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Morgan, George," accessed December 10, 2023,

Morgan, George. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 10, 2023, from

"Morgan, George." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 10 December 2023.

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