Lefty Frizzell
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Columbia Sessions (1950-1972) album art

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Long Black Veil [Album Version]
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Saginaw, Michigan
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I Love You a Thousand Ways
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If You've Got the Money I've Got the Time (78rpm Version)
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Always Late (With Your Kisses)

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Lefty Frizzell

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Lefty Frizzell was the definitive honky tonk singer, the vocalist that set the style for generations of vocalists that followed him. Frizzell smoothed out the rough edges of honky tonk by singing longer, flowing phrases -- essentially, he made honky tonk more acceptable for the mainstream without losing its gritty, bar-room roots. In the process, he changed the way country vocalists sang forever. From George Jones, Merle Haggard, and Willie Nelson to George Strait, John Anderson... Read more

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