Sunday, 25 August 2019

1029) Woodrow Wilson "Red" Sovine

Woodrow Wilson "Red" Sovine (1917 – 1980). American country music singer and songwriter associated with truck driving songs, particularly those recited as narratives, but set to music. The most noted examples are his 1965 number one hit "Giddyup Go" and his 1976 number one hit "Teddy Bear".

- "With his head full of red hair, he was destined to receive the most common nickname assigned to carrot tops."

- "He was big on determination and drive, as his red hair and steel gray eye indicated."…

- "Red Sovine had his red hair dyed gray recently, but the fans squawked so much, he rushed out after the show and had it restored to its natural color.…

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