Harlan Howard

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Birthday
8, 1927
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Mar 3, 2002 (74)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
8, 1927
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Mar 3, 2002 (74)

About

Prolific country musician who claimed his secret was three chords and the truth. His songs were much-covered by other artists.

Before Fame

He grew up on a farm in Kentucky listening to the Grand Ole Opry on the radio.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1997.

Family Life

He married and divorced his fellow country singer Jan Howard.

Associated With

He wrote the song Busted, which both Ray Charles and Johnny Cash sang to great success.

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