Red Sovine

Woodrow Wilson "Red" Sovine (July 7, 1917 – April 4, 1980) was an American country music singer and songwriter associated with truck driving songs, particularly those recited as narratives but set to music. His most noted examples are "Giddyup Go" (1965) and "Teddy Bear" (1976), both of which topped the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 7, 1917 (Charleston), Died April 4, 1980 (Nashville)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1954 - 1959

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 42 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca NA 3224 1/12/1954 How do you think I feel Red Sovine vocalist  
Decca NA 3225 1/12/1954 My new love affair Red Sovine vocalist  
Decca NA 3226 1/12/1954 I will for you Red Sovine vocalist  
Decca NA 3227 1/12/1954 Give our love a little longer Red Sovine vocalist  
Decca NA 3321 6/20/1954 Don't drop it Red Sovine vocalist  
Decca NA 3322 6/20/1954 Outlaw Red Sovine vocalist  
Decca NA 3323 6/20/1954 Which one should I choose Red Sovine vocalist  
Decca NA 3324 6/20/1954 Don't be the one Red Sovine vocalist  
Decca NA 3417 1/6/1955 Koko mo Goldie Hill ; Red Sovine vocalist  
Decca NA 3418 1/6/1955 Are you mine Goldie Hill ; Red Sovine vocalist  
Decca NA 3436 2/25/1955 I hope you don't care Red Sovine vocalist  
Decca NA 3437 2/25/1955 I'm glad you found a place for me Red Sovine vocalist  
Decca BR 9095 4/7/1955 Little Rosa-1 Webb Pierce vocalist  
Decca BR 9096 4/7/1955 Missing you Red Sovine vocalist  
Decca NA 9158 7/1/1955 Remember I love you Red Sovine vocalist  
Decca NA 9200 10/27/1955 Why baby why-1 Webb Pierce ; Red Sovine vocalist  
Decca NA 9201 10/27/1955 Sixteen tons Red Sovine vocalist  
Decca NA 9258 12/16/1955 Little Rosa-1 Webb Pierce vocalist  
Decca NA 9274 1/10/1956 If Jesus came to your house Red Sovine vocalist  
Decca NA 9275 1/10/1956 I got religion (the old time way) Red Sovine vocalist  
Decca NA 9296 2/23/1956 Hold everything (till I get home) Red Sovine vocalist  
Decca NA 9297 2/23/1956 Best years of your life Red Sovine vocalist  
Decca NA 9298 2/23/1956 Where will Mammie go Red Sovine vocalist  
Decca NA 9299 2/23/1956 You're calling me sweetheart Red Sovine vocalist  
Decca NA 9424 6/26/1956 Courtin' time in Tennessee Red Sovine vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 42 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Sovine, Red," accessed May 28, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/344767.

Sovine, Red. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 28, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/344767.

"Sovine, Red." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 28 May 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/344767

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