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Charlie Rich loved the blues more than country music

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Sam Phillips, the Memphis record producer who discovered Elvis, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins, told me what he told everyone who ever asked him: “Charlie Rich was the best commercial … Continue reading

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Recalling Renee on her birthday

‘Your sweet and shiny eyes are like the stars above Laredo, like meat and potatoes to me. In my sweet dreams we are in a bar and it’s your birthday, drinking salty margaritas … ‘  

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Remembering Renée

I met Renée Rich by the pool at the Sportsmen’s Lodge in Studio City in 1982. We got together a year later and married in England in 1984. We lived in Toronto, Los Angeles, Boise, and West Palm Beach. We … Continue reading

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