Earl Thomas Conley (1941 - 2019)

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  • "Wonderful singer, Sure gonna be missed, But never forgotten."
    - Jeff Mcilwain
  • "He sang one of my favorite songs Holding Her & Loving..."
    - Sally Solis
  • "So Sorry for the loss of a beloved family member and friend..."
    - Rose.
  • "WAS ONE OF COUNTRIES GREATEST. SINGER,SONGWRITER AND..."
    - KENNY BERRY
  • "It was a pleasure to listen to his music He was truly one..."
    - GARY RUDICILL

Earl Thomas Conley (Getty/Michael Ochs Archives) Earl Thomas Conley in the 2019 Memorials Photo Gallery Enlarged Photo
Earl Thomas Conley was a country music legend who charted 18 number one songs on the Billboard country charts. His most popular hit songs were “Holding Her and Loving You,” “Right From the Start,” and “What I’d Say.” He broke new ground when he did a duet with Anita Pointer of the Pointer Sisters on the single “Too Many Times,” which made it to number 2 on the country charts, with the duo appearing on “Soul Train.” Conley’s music was called, “thinking man’s country.” He was a major influence for many country music stars including Blake Shelton.

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