Gene Watson Remembers Earl Thomas Conley: Sunday 17 October 2021

Earl Thomas Conley (Friday 17 October 1941 - Wednesday 10 April 2019)

On Sunday 17 October 2021Gene Watson remembered Earl Thomas Conley (Friday 17 October 1941 – Wednesday 10 April 2019), on what would have been his 80th birthday.

Earl Thomas Conley (Friday 17 October 1941 - Wednesday 10 April 2019)

‘Today (Sunday 17 October 2021) would have been Earl Thomas Conley‘s 80th birthday.

He passed in 2019, but left us with some great music, including 18 No.1 singles.  ‘Holding Her & Loving You’ () was one of his big hits’

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‚ÄĘ Gene Watson on Facebook

Earl Thomas Conley: 'Don't Make It Easy For Me' (RCA Victor Records, 1983)

In May 1983Earl Thomas Conley (Friday 17 October 1941 – Wednesday 10 April 2019) saw the release of ‘Don’t Make It Easy For Me’ (RCA Victor Records, 1983); one of the included tracks was ‘Holding Her & Loving You’ (written by Walt Aldridge and Tommy Brasfield), which was No.1 on the Billboard country music singles chart for one week in November / December 1983, and for which Earl Thomas Conley was nominated for multiple Grammy Awards in 1983.